Published On : Sat, Oct 19th, 2019

Gangster Ambekar booked for raping a teenage girl for 4 years with threat to defame and kill her

Nagpur: The notorious gangster Santosh Shashikant Ambekar, already under arrest in cheating and extortion cases, has now been booked by Lakadganj police for exploting a teenage girl sexually for four years. The ganster also threatened to defame and kill his victim. The hardcore accused indulged in the heinous crime between March 1, 2011 and October 11, 2019.

According to police, the accused Santosh Ambekar (49), resident of Itwari, near Doshiwadi, used to phone the teenage girl, now 23-year old, frequently and forced her to talk to him. The gangster also stalked her and tried to talk her. However, from the year 2015, Ambekar lured the survivor with money and costly gifts. Further, on various pretexts, he took the helpless girl to different places including his residence, first floor office, hotels in Ghatkopar in Mumbai and Bangalore-based Aman One Resort and raped her forcibly with the threat to defame and kill her. The gangster abused the girl sexually over a period of four years from 2015 to October 11, 2019.

Lakadganj PSI Ingole, based on the complaint lodged by the survivor, booked the accused gangster Santosh Ambekar under Sections 354(A), 354(D), 376(2)(N), 506(B) read with Section 12 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. Further investigation is underway.