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Pune police book man for sexually assaulting woman

A case under Sections 375 and 417 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered against Joshi at Bharati Vidyapeeth police station

pune Updated: Apr 27, 2019 16:31 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Pune
Pune,Indian Penal Code,Bharati Vidyapeeth police station
The accused sexually exploited the victim, on the pretext of marriage. Whenever the victim asked questions regarding marriage, Joshi would shut her down(PICTURE FOR REPRESENTATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY)

A 26-year-old software engineer on Thursday filed a case of sexual assault and mental harassment against her colleague after she attempted to commit suicide on April 4.

According to the complaint, the accused identified as Amit Joshi, 24, a resident of Katraj, worked with the victim at a software firm in Bibvewadi. The two were allegedly dating since the past six months. The accused sexually exploited the victim, on the pretext of marriage. Whenever the victim asked questions regarding marriage, Joshi would shut her down. Frustrated by his mental harassment, the victim attempted to take her life by drinking phenol.

A case under Sections 375 and 417 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered against Joshi at Bharati Vidyapeeth police station.

First Published: Apr 27, 2019 15:27 IST