The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Friday issued a notice to the city police in connection with the alleged rape of an elderly woman in Shakurpur area here. The 85-year-old victim, who was staying alone in a slum, alleged that a man barged into her living area around 4 am and raped her, the panel said.
Accused allegedly punched and tried to strangulate her
"She has also informed that the accused punched her face, cut her lip with a blade and tried to strangulate her. There are injuries all over her body and private parts as well," the panel said in its notice to the Deputy Commissioner of Police (Northwest) district.
The panel has sought a copy of the FIR registered in the matter along with the fact whether the police has a list of all the elderly people living alone in the district.
The DCW has sought an action taken report on the matter by September 5.