Woman raped repeatedly in Mumbai after being promised job

Palghar: A 23-year-old woman, who came to Mumbai in search of a job was allegedly raped repeatedly for nearly a year by a 57-year-old man in Arnala locality of Virar here, rural police said today.

According to API N K Jangam of Virar police station, the victim landed in the house of the accused, Tejpal Singh in October 2013 and lived there after he promised to get her a job.

During the stay, the man, an engineer hailing from Uttar Pradesh repeatedly abused the young woman but did nothing to find her employment.

After a complaint by the victim recently, offences were registered under sections 376 and 506 of the IPC against him and he was arrested, police added.

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