The defendant threatened to post the obscene video online and go viral. | Photo credit: iStock Images
- On the day of the incident, Sonu called the woman to the hotel on Garh Road in Meerut.
- The medical police station has been instructed to submit an FIR in the case.
Meerut: In a shocking and shameful incident in the Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh, a lawyer was raped by several men in a hotel in the city.
The defendant also filmed the heinous act and threatened the victim with death if she turned to the police. The victim is a resident of Garhmukteshwar Tehsil in the UP district of Hapur.
Before a gang raped the woman, the defendant drugged the victim, according to a report in the Hindi daily Hindustan. It is also reported that the woman was also forced to sign some papers when she was drugged.
The defendant had also threatened the lawyer with death if she complained to the police. Meanwhile, Ramarj, SP (Crime), Meerut, has ordered officers from the medical police station to take action against the accused.
The lawyer was friends with a person identified as Sonu, who also lives in the same place as the victim. The two are said to have fallen in love later.
On the day of the incident, Sonu called the woman to the hotel on Garh Road in Meerut. He gave her something to eat and she passed out. Sonu and his friends later raped the lawyer.
When the victim spoke about complaints to the police, the defendant threatened to post the obscene video on the internet and make it viral.
The victim arrived at the SSP office on Monday with her family members and other lawyers. The victim also filed a complaint with SP Ramarj. The medical police station was instructed to file an FIR in the case.