A 27-year-old woman techie was allegedly raped after being drugged by a man in his car parked in the basement of a Gurugram mall, according to police.
The accused allegedly called the woman, an engineering graduate, under the pretence of a job interview before sexually assaulting her after offering her sedative-laced water, according to the police.
The victim of rape claimed in a report filed at the Sector 51 women's police station that she had been looking for work online when she made contact with Tushar Sharma, who offered to provide her employment.
He called her last Saturday under the guise of an interview at Sahara Mall. Around 1 pm, she arrived at the mall with her paperwork and met Sharma, who then drove them to the mall's basement.
Then the accused offered her some water. She consumed it and lost consciousness, according to the survivor. She described the incident in which Sharma pushed her into his car and sexually assaulted her. Before leaving her behind in the parking lot of the mall, he made a death threat if she notified anybody about the incident.
After receiving the complaint, the woman was taken to hospital by the police for medical examination. An FIR was registered against Tushar Sharma under sections 328 (causing hurt by means of poison), 376 (rape), 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code.
Police have sought CCTV footage from the mall management and are trying to nab the accused.