Sacked AAP MLA demanded sex in exchange for ration card, claims woman

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Sep 4, 2016, 5:17 pm IST
Updated Sep 4, 2016, 7:56 pm IST
The woman also revealed that he warned her to keep quiet if she wanted to save her marriage.
In her statement, the woman alleged that around 11 months back she was raped by Kumar when she had gone to his office in Outer Delhi’s Sultanpuri seeking help to obtain a ration card. (Photo: Videograb)
 In her statement, the woman alleged that around 11 months back she was raped by Kumar when she had gone to his office in Outer Delhi’s Sultanpuri seeking help to obtain a ration card. (Photo: Videograb)

New Delhi: Breaking her silence for the first time, the woman who appeared in the sex tape with sacked AAP Minister Sandeep Kumar alleged that she was forced to 'give in' to his demands if she wanted a ration card.

The woman also revealed that he warned her to keep quiet if she wanted to save her marriage and that he would arrange for jobs for her kids in addition to the ration card.

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In her statement to the police, the woman said, “I am a poor woman. I am someone’s wife and a mother of two children. I do not have the resources to fight the case. Since he has tarnished my image by leaking that video in the public domain, the society will not accept me.”

Demanding that he be punished, the woman alleged that around 11 months back she was raped by Kumar when she had gone to his office in Outer Delhi’s Sultanpuri seeking help to obtain a ration card.

Speaking to the Hindustan Times, an officer familiar with the case said, “He called her to his residence. When she went there, she was asked to wait in a room and was served a drink with sedatives. After that she could not remember anything.”

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The woman alleged that Kumar allegedly raped her, and that she had no clue he recorded the entire episode. “She was dizzy and did not know what she was doing. She said she was framed and that he took advantage of her,” the officer added.

When she confronted Kumar of his actions and lamented that it would break her marriage, he advised her to be quiet in order to be safe and also  promised job for her kids in addition to the ration card for which she met him.

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Kumar surrendered to the police on Saturday and was booked on charges of rape, transmission of material containing sexually explicit act and taking illegal gratificationKumar has been booked under IPC sections 376 (rape), 328 (causing hurt by means of poison with intent to commit an offence), 67A of the IT Act (punishment for publishing or transmitting of material containing sexually explicit act) and Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act (Public servant taking gratification other than legal remuneration for an official act).

Earlier on Saturday, the 36-year-old first-time MLA from the party and referred the matter to its disciplinary committee. Kumar was removed from the council of ministers on August 31 by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal after the CD purportedly showing him in compromising position with a woman surfaced.





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