Published On : Tue, May 14th, 2019

Facebook friend rapes woman on pretext of marriage

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Nagpur: A 29-year-old woman has accused her Facebook friend of raping her. The accused reportedly befriended her on the social media site and sexually exploited her between November 2017 and February 2018, the woman stated in her complaint lodged with Yashodhara Nagar police station.

The Yashodharanagar police have booked accused Sumit Dayaram Mahadushinde (25), a resident of Plot. No. 43, Shivshakti Nagar, Wanjari Lay-out in this connection.

According to 29-year-old survivor, she met Sumit on Facebook, in 2017. The duo soon exchanged the numbers and started calling each other. The friendship later took a romantic turn, when Sumit proposed the survivor. Subsequently, the duo developed a love affair. It was during this period, that Sumit expressed his sexual desire towards the survivor. As he had promised to tie a knot with her, she did not resist to his demand. Thus, Sumit started sexually exploiting the survivor. However, when the complainant approached him with marriage offer, Sumit started avoiding her texts and phone calls. Sensing something amiss, the survivor then approached Yashodharanagar police, who have filed a case against Sumit.

Cops have booked accused Sumit under Sections 376, 506 of the IPC and started the investigation.