in the police custody.
in the police custody.
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Raipur (Chhattisgarh): Police on Saturday arrested a person for allegedly raping a woman in a hotel here.

Police said that around 30 people from Kawardha-Bilaspur had come here on Friday for training at Hotel Sheetal on VIP Road under Tikrapara police station. Later they shifted to Corbiz Hotel in Pachpedi Naka, where the incident took place.

Speaking to ANI, Praful Thakur, ASP, Raipur, said: "The victim belongs to Kawardha, who had come to the hotel for a training session at an automobile company. The accused raped her in the hotel. He has been arrested." Police said the accused was identified as Varun Nair Sakri, a resident of Bilaspur.

The victim's health deteriorated following the incident, and she was hospitalised in a private hospital for treatment, where she shared the details of the incident with her friends.

Further investigation regarding the matter is underway.

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