Mumbai: Court acquits sub-inspector of rape charges

Jun 24, 2016, 06:38 IST | Sailee Dhayalkar

A special Women’s court acquitted a police sub-inspector yesterday of rape charges, citing ‘complications in filing FIR’.

One of the lawyers representing accused Sachin Dabholkar (31) said that the court observed the 22-year-old woman initially did not file any FIR but returned after four days to file one.

The 22-year-old filed a police complaint in February 2013 accusing Dabholkar of raping and sodomising her on the pretext of marriage. She also deposed in court and recorded her statement.

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