One arrested in alleged gang rape in Navi Mumbai

Police today said a 24-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped repeatedly by two persons in 2016.
One of the accused Shiv Verma (33), who runs a private coaching class, had called the victim on the pretext of giving her a job in June 2016, said Assistant Police Inspector D N Sonawane of Khadakpada police station in Kalyan division.

When the victim went to meet him, he allegedly spiked her drink and gangraped her along with his friend.

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The duo made a video of the act and threatened her of dire consequences if she revealed the incident.

Later, they called the victim on several occasions, took her to various places between June and December last year and gangraped her, the officer said.

Verma was apprehended in the wee hours today from his residence in Navi Mumbai, Sonawane said.

Following a complaint last night, a case under relevant sections of IPC was registered and a probe is on, he added.


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