KANPUR: A student of IITKanpur has filed an FIR against a man for allegedly raping her in the girls’ hostel on the campus over the pretext of marriage after forging friendship on Facebook.
The FIR was lodged on Wednesday with the Kalyanpur police against Sitanshu, a resident of Bihar. The crime took place on January 6.
Police said the survivor and the accused, who is employed with the Indian Air Force, were friends for the past six months. Sitanshu was a regular visitor at the girls’ hostel and used to meet the survivor often. He allegedly promised to marry the girl but later backtracked.
How could a man enter into the girls Hotel without the concurrence of the Hostel staff?The case requires being investigated and all the staff must be interrogated.
Sitanshu’s sister, brotherin-law and a friend have also been booked. “An FIR has been lodged against four people in the case ,” senior sub-inspector of Kalyanpur police station Parshuraj told TOI.