Man held for raping woman on pretext of marrying

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Dec 10, 2014 23:13 IST

Police on Wednesday arrested a man for allegedly raping a Sector 48 resident. The accused has been identified as Deepak Vashist, a resident of Manoli village in SAS Nagar.

According to police, the woman had left her husband over strained relationship with him and was staying with her son in a flat in Sector 48.

After splitting from her husband, the woman had developed relationship with Deepak Vashist, her immediate neighbhour, who promised to marry her. The victim alleged that while Deepak decided to marry someone else, he kept on raping her.

Meanwhile, police have arrested Deepak Vashist under section 376 and 506 sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC) at Sector 34 police station.

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