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Man held for raping 19-year old

Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai
Oct 02, 2016 11:59 PM IST

Though the accused is married and has two children aged eight and six, he told the girl he was a bachelor and promised to marry her

A 35-year-old man was arrested on Thursday for allegedly raping a 19-year-old girl in Mumbai. Though the accused is married and has two children aged eight and six, he told the girl he was a bachelor and promised to marry her.

Police said the accused did not intend to divorce his wife, who did not know about his extra-martial affair.(HT File Photo)
Police said the accused did not intend to divorce his wife, who did not know about his extra-martial affair.(HT File Photo)

The MIDC police said the accused works as a Gramsevak in a Grampanchayat. The victim — a college student — and he belong to the same village, where they met through mutual friends.

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The man kept the girl in the dark about his wife, who he married a decade ago.

Police said the accused did not intend to divorce his wife, who did not know about his extra-martial affair. The girl’s brother was the one who found out about the man’s family.

He alerted his sister, who immediately approached the MIDC police station with a complaint. A First Information Report (FIR) was registered recently under section 376 and 420 of the Indian Penal Code for rape and cheating.

The accused was produced before a magistrate’s court that remanded him to police custody till October 4.

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