Man Accused Of Rape, Suicide Abetment, Arrested After 9 Years In Maharashtra’s Palghar


The accused additionally allegedly beat up the sufferer and abused her (File)


A 29-year-old man accused of raping a girl and abetting her suicide 9 years in the past has been arrested by police in Maharashtra’s Palghar district, an official mentioned on Sunday.

The accused, Sultan alias Raja Noormohammad Shaikh, had allegedly raped the 19-year-old girl on numerous events in February 2013 after giving her drinks laced with sedatives, Mira Bhayander-Vasai Virar police’s senior inspector Pramod Badakh mentioned.

The sufferer turned pregnant, however the accused requested her to not inform anybody about it or else he would make her objectionable video clip public, he mentioned.

The accused additionally allegedly beat up the sufferer and abused her, the official mentioned.

On April 22, 2013, the girl allegedly dedicated suicide by setting herself on hearth, he mentioned.

The Nallasopara police in Palghar had then registered a case towards the accused on fees of rape, risk and abetment to suicide.

A police crime unit group labored on numerous leads, together with intelligence inputs, and traced him to a locality in Nallasopara space from the place he was arrested on Saturday, the official mentioned.

Throughout interrogation, the accused instructed the police that he had travelled to Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal to evade arrest, he mentioned.

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