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Thane man rapes married friend twice, once at gunpoint

PTI
Published : May 17, 2018, 1:55 pm IST
Updated : May 17, 2018, 1:53 pm IST

The complainant claimed that accused took her to Jejuri in Pune district, raped her in lodge in January.

The accused also allegedly raped the woman on two occasions in Thane district in subsequent months, once by threatening to kill her with a revolver. (Representational Image)
 The accused also allegedly raped the woman on two occasions in Thane district in subsequent months, once by threatening to kill her with a revolver. (Representational Image)

Thane: A 30-year-old man was charged on May 16 for allegedly raping his 28-year-old woman friend, a housewife, at different locations in Thane and Pune districts, police said.

The accused, identified as Yogesh Patil, became friends with the woman around one year back, police said. The complainant claimed that Mr Patil took her to Jejuri in Pune district and raped her in a lodge in January this year, said an official of Thane police station.

Patil also allegedly raped the woman on two occasions in Thane district in subsequent months, the official said quoting the complaint.

On one occasion, he allegedly raped the woman by threatening to kill her with a revolver, the official said.

A case has been registered against Patil under various sections of the IPC.

Police are yet to make an arrest in the case.

Tags: rape at gunpoint, crime against women
Location: India, Maharashtra, Thane (Thana)