St Cruz man held for raping girl


Even as there is widespread outrage over the gangrape in Delhi, another case of rape has been registered at the Margao police station.
Rajanish Kumar Singh, a resident of St Cruz, near Panaji, was arrested on charges of raping his 21-year-old co-worker at their workplace in Margao on December 19.Singh, has been admitted to the Hospicio hospital, Margao, following his arrest. He has been charged under Sections 342, 376, 506 (2) of the IPC and remanded to seven days police custody.
Police sources stated that the victim, in her complaint said that the accused locked the room from inside and wrongfully confined her within the office premises when nobody else was present and raped her. He also threatened her with dire consequences if she disclosed anything about it to anybody. [TOI]