Drunken young man rapes 80-year-old street vendor who sleeps at liquor store in Namner at night

In a shocking incident, a drunken man allegedly raped an elderly man who was sleeping outside a liquor shop at Namner in Agra on Thursday evening.

According to reports, the 80-year-old street vendor was sleeping near a liquor store when three youths approached him. After failing to wake him from his sleep, one of the men began sexually assaulting the older man.

The helpless man tried to resist the heinous act in the middle of the night but failed.

Reports indicate that a young man who was sleeping in a shop nearby woke up to the commotion and captured the terrifying incident on his mobile camera. The video of the incident went viral on social media.

The incident has drawn attention to the lack of safety and security for vulnerable people in the area.

Probe on

According to reports, local police initially denied that the horrific incident took place in their area and resisted filing a formal complaint. However, when the video surfaced on social media, the DCP of the area ordered intervention and asked for the suspect to be arrested immediately.

Currently, police are trying to catch the suspect seen in the video and are investigating the video and asking questions to the man who recorded the incident on his phone.

Published: Saturday, June 15, 2024 1:56 PM IST