A 55-year-old priest was arrested for allegedly raping his colleague's wife at his house here, police said Monday.
The incident took place Jan 1 night when the victim, in her early 30s, was called to the accused Madan Mohan Sharma's home in Pandav Nagar area in east Delhi on the pretext of making some sweets to offer in the temple and raped.
The victim narrated the incident to her husband who reported the matter to Pandav Nagar Police station the next day.
Afer the victim's medical test, Sharma was arrested from a hideout late Sunday night as he was absconding after the incident.
A police officer said Sharma had also threatened the victim with dire consequences.