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65-year-old Mumbai lawyer rapes 39-year-old colleague, threatens to circulate pictures on Facebook

The police said accused Arun Jalisadgi practised in Thane court and the woman had been working with him since December last year

mumbai Updated: Jul 06, 2017 10:04 IST
Arvind Walmiki

A 65-year-old lawyer was arrested on Sunday for allegedly raping his 39-year-old colleague several times over two months.

The police said accused Arun Jalisadgi practised in Thane court and the woman had been working with him since December last year.

“The woman said he raped her on several occasions over the past two months and also touched her inappropriately while they were in a car in Powai. She also alleged that he took pictures of her after he raped her and threatened to circulate them on Facebook,” said a police officer from Naupada police station.

The officer added that, in her report, she mentioned that the accused threatened to kill her and her husband if she told anybody about it.

During investigation, the cops found that Jalisadgi had twice registered non cognizable offences against the woman. “Jalisadgi lodged NCs claiming that the woman was threatening to defame him. He also said that she wanted to befriend him and has mentally harassed him. We are investigating the case,” added the officer.

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