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Army colonel accused of sedating friend, raping his Russian wife in Kanpur

An Army colonel posted in Kanpur was booked on Sunday for allegedly raping a friend's wife, a Russian national, at an officers mess. The victim's husband, a civilian, lodged an FIR against the Army officer at the Cantonment Police Station. According to the complainant, his wife is of Russian descent and has been living in India for 10 years. In the complaint, victim's husband said that the colonel had invited his wife and him to a party on the occasion of his promotion to the rank of colonel from that of lieutenant colonel on Saturday, Superintendent of Police (East) Raj Kumar Agarwal.

News source ~ India Today