A national level shooter has alleged that she was raped by her coach, who spiked her drink before sexually assaulting her.
Police in Delhi’s Chanakyapuri Police Station have registered an FIR against the accused under section 376 and 328 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
In her complaint, according to ANI, the woman said that she had known the accused for over two years as they used to practice together.
An NDTV report said that the shooter was from Haryana while the accused is a former Olympian and an Arjuna Award winner. The coach allegedly spiked her drink during a birthday party at the victim’s house in Chanakyapuri.
She alleged that she was raped after she fell unconscious due to consumption of spiked drink.
MK Meena, Special Commissioner, Delhi Police, said, “We have registered a case of rapeand investigation will be carried out as per law.”
The woman also said that she had been training for the national championships at the shooting range of the Sports Authority of India and the accused, who had competed in international events, used to guide her.
The two got involved in a relationship and the shooter promised to marry her, according to the FIR.
Later, she met him at the shooting range, he refused to acknowledge that he had promised to marry her and when she protested, he threatened to kill her.
The woman then approached the police to register a complaint, following she was sent for a medical examination, which confirmed rape.