Now, 21-year-old girl raped in Mumbai, youth held

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013 - 23:45

Mumbai: A 22-year-old youth was on Friday arrested for allegedly raping his girlfriend on the pretext of marriage, police said.

The accused, Nihal Ahmed, and his 21-year-old girlfriend are residents of Mankhurd, police said.

The victim in her complaint stated that Nihal has maintained a sexual relationship with her promising marriage, they said.

The accused took the victim to his father`s shop and lodge on a number of occasions and raped her. The victim later realised that the accused made false claims of marriage, they said.

We have registered a case under section 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code after the complaint, they said adding that Ahmed was arrested and will be produced in a magistrate`s court on Saturday.

PTI

First Published: Friday, August 23, 2013 - 23:43
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