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Delhi rape: Case against police officer for slapping woman protester

Press Trust of India
Apr 25, 2013 at 08:46pm IST

New Delhi: Delhi Police has registered a case against an Assistant Commissioner for allegedly slapping a young woman during a protest against the rape of a five-year-old girl.

BS Alhawat, the ACP who was suspended after he was caught on camera, was charged with causing hurt (section 323 of IPC) after the victim filed a complaint on Wednesday, a senior police official said.

Alhawat was suspended within hours after the incident on April 19 at Swami Dayanand Hospital here. The woman and others were protesting against the rape of the five-year-old girl allegedly by two men in Gandhi Nagar area.

Delhi rape: Case against policeman for slapping protester

BS Alhawat was charged with causing hurt (section 323 of IPC) after the victim filed a complaint on Wednesday, a senior police official said.

Delhi Police Commissioner on Monday said they will register a case against the ACP if the victim comes forward to file a complaint. The rape survivor is presently undergoing treatment in AIIMS and doctors said her condition is stable.

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