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Home / Pune News / Mentally challenged woman alleges rape by 35-year-old in Pune 

Mentally challenged woman alleges rape by 35-year-old in Pune 

The woman filed a complaint stating that the man raped her in Dushkal slum near Tadiwala Road around.

pune Updated: Jul 20, 2017 16:04 IST
Shalaka Shinde
Shalaka Shinde
Hindustan Times, Pune
Ashok Gangaram Shelar (35) has been booked under Indian Penal Code (IPC) Section 376.
Ashok Gangaram Shelar (35) has been booked under Indian Penal Code (IPC) Section 376.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

A 24-year-old mentally challenged woman was allegedly raped by a 35-year-old man identified as Ashok Gangaram Shelar (35).

The woman filed a complaint stating that the man raped her in Dushkal slum near Tadiwala Road around 2:40 pm on Wednesday. A case was registered with the city police late on the same day.

She immediately approached the police who verified her mental condition with a medical certificate from Sassoon General Hospital. It was not immediately known if the man knew the woman. According to police, Ashok Shelar is a plumber by profession.

The case was registered at Bund Garden police station.

Police Sub-Inspector (PSI) Chavan is the investigating officer in the case. The man has been booked under Indian Penal Code (IPC) Section 376. Further details are awaited.

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