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Woman raped by 52-year-old father-in-law in Nagpur, accused arrested

New Delhi, Agencies | Updated : 24 June 2019, 03:06 PM
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A 52-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping his daughter-in-law in Mouda village in Maharashtra’s Nagpur district, police said Monday. Police said the woman, who was unwell, had gone with the accused on June 14 for treatment, and on the way back was raped by the latter at a farmhouse, an official said.

“He tried to rape her again on June 16 but the victim managed to escape. She told her husband about the crime, and a case was registered with Mouda police station on June 22,” the official added. Accused Indal Thombre has been arrested, he informed.

In a separate incident, 34-year-old man was arrested Sunday for allegedly raping a 22-year-old woman in Chhattisgarh over a year by blackmailing her with a video clip, police said.

The accused Ravi Kannauje, a native of Puraina village in Chhuikhadan area, is a distant relative of the victim, a nursing student, said Ambagarh Chowki police station officer Narendra Pujari. The officer said Kannauje, who is married, had visited the woman at her house last year, where he secretly filmed her while bathing.

He then started blackmailing the woman with the video recording and raped her several times in the last one year, Pujari said, adding that the accused also shot obscene videos of the victim.

First Published: Monday, June 24, 2019 03:01 PM

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