Cop facing rape charges sacked from service

Last Updated: Thursday, November 24, 2011 - 13:04

Nagpur: A police constable attached to Police Headquarters here has been dismissed from service for facing rape charges twice within six months, police said on Thursday.

Abhijeet Bansilal Chahande has allegedly sexually attacked a neighbour`s girl on June 14. Since then he was placed under suspension by the authorities and the case was filed in the court, they said.

On Saturday, Chahande again assaulted the victim and clicked her objectionable photographs.

Another case under section 376 (rape) of IPC, among other charges, was registered against him and he was arrested, police said.

Commissioner of Police Ankush Dhanvijay under the provisions of 311 (2) of the Constitution, yesterday dismissed Chahande from service, they added.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, November 24, 2011 - 13:04

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