Lucknow: Woman raped on promise of work, accused detained

Pankaj Kumar Sharma, a Uttarakhand native, was charged with trafficking . Sharma is accused of assaulting a 45-year-old woman by supplying her with psychotropic drugs .

LUCKNOW: On Thursday, a 50-year-old man was arrested for reportedly assaulting a woman under the pretense of securing employment.Pankaj Kumar Sharma, a Uttarakhand native, was charged with trafficking.Sharma is accused of assaulting a 45-year-old woman by supplying her with psychotropic drugs, according to police.The accused assured the victim that he would assist her in landing a job in the town.

The victim said that the accused threatened to kill her if she did not inform the police.According to police, the accused was arrested on suspicion of injuring by way of poison and rape.