Nagpur: A 36-year old man stayed in the house of woman for six years and raped her frequently on the promise of marrying her. When the woman insisted for marriage the accused flatly refused by calling her caste and deserted her. The accused, Avinash Sharadchandra Khadke, resident of Vyankatesh Mangal Karyalaya, Bhivapur, first befriended the young woman of Nanadnvan area in city. Avinash used to stay in the woman’s house often since the past six years. During this period, the accused Avinash raped her with the promise of marriage. However, when the victimized woman insisted Avinash to tie the nuptial knot, he flatly refused and called her by her caste. Dejected and angered by the acts of Avinash, the woman lodged a complaint with Nandanvan police against him.
API I Kachore has booked the accused Avinash Khadke under Sections 376, 417 of IPC read with Sub-Sections 3(1)(12) of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 and launched a probe into the matter.