BHOPAL: A Valentine’s Day outing with a friend turned into a nightmare for a 18-year-old girl as she was sedated with a spiked drink, raped and confined for next two days by her friend. Police said that she was confined in a house in for two days in Bagmugaliya area but the girl somehow managed to escape from his clutches and reported the matter to the Habibganj police. The rape survivor told police that she left her studies after 8th standard and around six months ago she came in contact with accused Sumit who lives in Bagmughaliya area.

The duo struck a friendship and on Valentine’s Day, the accused lured her for going out with him for an outing, she added. He took her to his home, offered her a tea laced with sedative, she alleged.Police said that when the girl fell unconscious, the alleged accused raped her and held her hostage in his house for two more. While confining her he outraged her modesty several times on pretext of getting married with her soon. On Saturday that the victim somehow managed to escape from his home and reached her home where she narrated her ordeal to family members, who then informed police.