Mumbai Crime: Man rapes married woman, extorts her of Rs 30 lakh

Jul 24, 2017, 21:19 IST | mid-day online correspondent

A 50-year-old has landed in the police radar for allegedly sexual assaulting a 49-year-old married woman on multiple occasions and also extorting her out of Rs 30 lakh

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A 50-year-old has landed in the police radar for allegedly sexual assaulting a 49-year-old married woman on multiple occasions and also extorting her out of Rs 30 lakh. Sources at the Meghwadi Police station, where a case has been registered, state he blackmailed her with compriomising photographs.

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According to The Times of India, the accused, forced the woman, a resident of Andheri, who is an insurance agent by profession to arrive at a hotel in Jogeshwari, where he proceeded to rape her in May 2016 and July this year. Police say he also raped her at her own home on one occasion.

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The accused managed to extort Rs 30 lakh, ornaments worth Rs 70,000 and a watch from the woman by blackmailing her with photographs he shot of them in compromising positions. He threatened he would show them to her husband if she didn't comply. He also recorded their phone conversations and chats.

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Police have said they have obtained the phone number of the accused and would be collecting his call data records. He has been booked for criminal intimidation, rape, extortion and assault.

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