Army Major takes colleague for a drive, rapes her on deserted airport road

Bengaluru: An Army Major has been booked for allegedly raping his colleague on the old Airport road in Bengaluru.

A case of rape and assault under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) Section 376 and 323 has been registered against the accused, who was arrested but later granted bail from March 8 to 21.

According to reports, the incident happened late on February 4 after the victim returned home from attending a party hosted by a senior colleague.

The accused then called the victim and invited her for a drive to which she agreed. The accused took her towards Old Airport road and parked his car on a deserted stretch. Both consumed alcohol in the car during which the Army officer started misbehaving with her.