85-year-old Delhi woman raped, lips sliced with blade, 28-year-old arrested
An 85-year-old woman was raped in Delhi's Netaji Subhash Place area on Friday. The police arrested the accused, identified as 28-year-old Akash, in connection with the incident, which was reported by Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal, who took to her X (formerly Twitter) handle and questioned the Delhi Police over the incident.
The incident happened around 4 am on Friday, when the elderly woman was sleeping inside her house.
The accused sneaked inside the woman's house and raped her. He also allegedly thrashed the woman and cut her lips using a blade.
According to the details, the elderly woman suffered critical injuries to her private parts and face.
In a notice, the DCW chief also asked the Delhi Police to provide her with a copy of the First Information Report (FIR), along with other details in connection with the case.