Woman accuses live-in partner of rape

A offence of rape has been registered against a person for not honouring the promise of marriage he made to a woman, with whom he had a live-in relationship for about seven years, police said.

PTI| Updated: May 20, 2014, 16:42 PM IST

Indore: A offence of rape has been registered against a person for not honouring the promise of marriage he made to a woman, with whom he had a live-in relationship for about seven years, police said on Tuesday.

Based on a complaint filed by the 32-year-old woman, a teacher by profession, a case was registered yesterday against Bhalerian Ekka, Sanyogitaganj police said.
The duo had a live-in relationship from 2007 to 2013 after Ekka, who used to work with the victim at a school hostel in the Residency area here, promised to marry her, the complainant said.

However, later Ekka left for Chhattisgarh and married another woman there, she further mentioned.
An offence under Sections 376 (rape) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of IPC has been registered against the man, police said, adding that a probe was on in the matter.