Navi Mumbai: 32-yr-old Sub-Inspector booked for raping married woman constable on marriage pretext


Sunday, 23 June 2024 (17:58 IST)
Mumbai: An FIR has been registered against a 32-year-old police sub-inspector for allegedly raping a married woman constable in neighbouring Navi Mumbai, an official said on Sunday.
The First Information Report was registered against the accused under sections 376 (rape), 376(2)(n) (repeated rape), 354(a) (sexual harassment), 354(d) (stalking), 506(2) (criminal intimidation) and 420 (cheating) of Indian Penal Code, the official from Sanpada police station said.
The offence was committed between 2020 and July 2022 in Sanpada area, he said.
According to police, the accused became friends with the 26-year-old victim, both attached to the Mumbai Police, and after promising to marry her, he allegedly raped her on multiple occasions at a flat in Sanpada, the official said.
He also took Rs 19 lakh from the victim from time to time under some or the other pretext and returned only Rs 14.61 lakh, police said.
The accused also stalked the woman and asked her to leave her husband, failing which he threatened to kill her, the official added.

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