Published On : Tue, Mar 23rd, 2021

Man rapes college friend with marriage promise, engages with another woman

Nagpur: A man exploited his college friend sexually for over two years on marriage pretext but cheated her by engaging with another woman. The accused has been booked by New Kamptee police.

The victim woman (28), in her complaint, told police that the accused Dharmadas Uttamrao Gedam, resident of Chimur Tehsil, Chandrapur District, was studying with her in a Chandrapur college. The accused befriended her and lured her with a marriage promise. With this promise, the accused brought her to Nagpur for outing at different places between February 2019 and January 2, 2021. The accused also took her to a hotel in Shegaon in Buldhana district on the pretext of celebrating birthday. At the hotel, the accused exploited her sexually forcibly. Later instead of marrying her, the accused got engaged with another woman and thus cheated the victim.

New Kamptee PSI R S Narote, acting on the victim’s complaint, booked the accused Dharmadas Gedam under Sections 376, 420 of the IPC and launched a probe.