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Rape by traffic policeman a serious matter: Dikshit

New Delhi, May 26 (Calcutta Tube) The rape of a woman in a moving car allegedly by a constable of the Delhi Traffic Police was a ‘serious matter’ and calls for stringent action against the guilty, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Wednesday.

‘We all feel very disturbed about the incident. It is a serious matter. I am sure that stringent action will be taken against the guilty as per rules and regulations,’ the chief minister told reporters, commenting on the Sunday night incident.

The traffic policeman, who knew the victim, met her along with his accomplice for dinner. They went on a drive and the two men allegedly raped the woman in the moving car in Connaught Place.

The accused were arrested Tuesday night.

Meanwhile, Delhi Police spokesperson Rajan Bhagat said: ‘Both the accused are in judicial custody. In addition, suitable departmental action will be taken against the traffic constable.’

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