New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) A 22-year-old man was arrested from Karnal in Haryana Thursday a month after allegedly kidnapping and raping his 40-year-old mother-in-law, police said.
Rajesh alias Raju was nabbed on a tip-off.
"He raped his mother-in-law in a room in Karnal a month ago," said a police officer.
"The accused reportedly offered the woman a cold drink, laced with sedatives, and took her to Karnal when she became unconscious," he added.
The woman, a security guard at the Select City mall in south Delhi's Saket, upon gaining consciousness found her modesty outraged.
"Rajesh also beat her up when she tried to flee from the place where she was held hostage. The woman somehow escaped from his clutches and approached police after reaching Delhi," the officer said.
Following her complaint, police conducted raids at several places but the accused managed to give the cops the slip every time till his arrest Thursday.