Man held for raping 87-year-old woman

New Delhi, Feb 15: Delhi Police said on Tuesday that they have arrested a 30-year-old man for allegedly raping an 87-year-old woman at her residence in the national capital’s Tilak Nagar area.
The accused, who has been identified as Ankit alias Jhandal alias Mogli, a resident of Harijan Colony, Tilak Nagar, was working as a part-time sweeper in the area.
Furnishing details about the case, Additional DCP (West District), Prashant Gautam, said the elderly victim lady is a resident of Tilak Nagar where she stays with her 65-year-old daughter.
On Sunday, as a daily routine, the daughter went for a walk in a park nearby around midday.
“She did not lock the main door and just bolted the latch. When she came back after one hour or so, she found the main door of the house open,” the official said.
The victim was very mentally disturbed and could only tell about her missing phone. (pti)

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