A 29-year-old man accused of raping a lady and abetting her suicide 9 years in the past has been arrested by police in Maharashtra’s Palghar district, an official stated 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 stated.
The sufferer grew to become pregnant, however the accused requested her to not inform anybody about it or else he would make her objectionable video clip public, he stated.
The accused additionally allegedly beat up the sufferer and abused her, the official stated.
On April 22, 2013, the girl allegedly dedicated suicide by setting herself on hearth, he stated.
The Nallasopara police in Palghar had then registered a case towards the accused on expenses of rape, risk and abetment to suicide.
A police crime unit workforce 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 stated.
Throughout interrogation, the accused informed the police that he had travelled to Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal to evade arrest, he stated.