The police department has been shaken by a complaint of rape. A probationer woman police sub-inspector has accused a constable of rape.
A woman PSI was allegedly raped by a constable on the pretext of marriage. A complaint was lodged with the Mahila Crime branch on Wednesday.
The accused and the victim had worked as constables two years ago .
However, after the duo was transferred when the victim became a Police sub-inspector (PSI).
The PSI has alleged that she had asked the accused to tie the nuptial knot several times, but every time he refused.
According to sources, while posted in the city, the probationer woman PSI came in touch with a constable named Tariq. The PSI alleged that he took her to various locations and raped her.
“We are thoroughly embarrassed by the incident, as two police personnel are involved. We are verifying the details of the FIR lodged by the woman PSI with the women’s cell of city police,” a senior police official said.
Panna Momamya, DCP of Mahila Crime Branch, said, “We have lodged a case and started an investigation.”
“As both victim and accused belong to the same community, we are still investigating the matter before taking any action.
Senior police officers said a team has been dispatched to South Gujarat where the accused constable is thought to be living. The incident was reported fro Ahmedabad.