Indian Army Colonel sent to jail for raping fellow officer's daughter

Indian Army Colonel sent to jail for raping fellow officer's daughter
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SHIMLA: A 56-year-old Army colonel who was arrested on November 22 for allegedly raping the daughter of a lieutenant colonel posted at the Army Training Command (ARTRAC) here, was on Monday sent to judicial custody till December 8.


The young woman, aged 21 and an adopted daughter of a Lt Colonel, filed a police complaint on November 20 against the 56-year-old accused posted at the (ARTRAC here. The Lt Colonel is also posted at the ARTRAC.


Police filed an FIR under relevant sections of the IPC was registered after the statement of the victim was recorded and medical examination conducted.


In her complaint, the woman said she was called by the Colonel to his residence with a promise to introduce her to people associated with the modelling industry.


She accused the Colonel of forcing her to drink alcohol and raping her. He even allegedly threatened to 'ruin' her father's career if she revealed the crime to anyone.

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