Delhi University student files rape case against Facebook friend

New Delhi A 21-year-old Delhi University student has alleged that she was raped several times by a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) student, whom she first befriended on social networking site Facebook two years ago, police said on Thursday.

The incident was reported in west Delhi's Nihal Vihar area on May 4, after the victim, who also works in an NGO, found that the accused abruptly stopped answering her phone calls two months ago.

The accused, Vipin, a resident of Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district, is enrolled for the BDS course at a private institute.

"The girl alleged she was betrayed by Vipin, who entered into sexual relations with her on the promise of marriage. The girl first met the man two years ago on Facebook," a police officer said.

"A case has been registered in this connection. The accused is absconding," the police officer said.

Story First Published: June 20, 2013 19:57 IST

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