26-year-old alleges rape, man booked

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Ludhiana
  • Updated: Jun 06, 2015 10:53 IST

The police booked a man for allegedly raping a 26-year-old woman on the pretext of marriage on Thursday. The police have launched a manhunt for the arrest of the accused, who has been identified as Ravi Mishra of Guru Nanak Nagar.

According to information, the victim, in her complaint to the Division Number 7 police, stated that the accused continued to rape her for three years and when she asked him to marry her, the accused refused.

The victim alleged that the mother and sister of the accused were also aware about their relations and "they also supported the accused."

The victim, who lives in the same colony, said she came in contact with Ravi Mishra around three years ago. She works in a private firm and the accused worked in a steel factory.

According to the woman, apart from establishing physical relations, he used to grab her salary as well. On Thursday, when he reportedly refused to marry her, she complained to the police.

Assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Sohan Lal, who is investigating the matter, said the police launched a manhunt for the arrest of the accused. He said the role of the mother and sister of the accused is also being investigated.
The police have registered a case under Section 376 (rape) of the IPC against the accused.

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