For 44-year-old Delhi estate agent, the rape allegations leveled against him in June 2015 ruined his life. It all started when he caught a female employee embezzling from him. Out of spite, the lady coerced another woman to pose as a potential buyer and lure him to a flat. The next thing Gupta knew, rape charges were being leveled against him. The charges were later dropped after the woman recanted her story when the case went to court and CCTV evidence was provided
In another shocking false rape accusation. A woman from Indore was arrested by Anjuna police, after she accused a Mumbai based businessman of raping her. The whole ordeal started in 2016 when the woman alleged that the 56-year-old man took her to a hotel room in Anjuna and raped her. The businessman, was cleared after the police verified that he was present at Mumbai during the time of the rape through his cells phone and CCTV footage
The 32-year-old Kalwa homemaker who had leveled allegations of rape and chemical attack against six men on July 25th had apparently cooked up the story to settle a score with them. The claim came undone when a medical examination found only small injuries on her chest, not consistent with the assault she described. Further questioning of the woman and her 14-year-old daughter helped the police nail her lies due to the disparate statements. Moreover the three men were at Kalaburagi in Karnataka and the police said that it was close to impossible for them to have travelled to Kalwa in such a short period of time
The 20-year-old college girl had gone to Charkop police station on 7th July and claimed that she was kidnapped and raped by three men in a moving car. She told the police that on Thursday morning when she was on her way to college, an Ecco car stopped in front of her and they had dragged her inside it. She also claimed she was thrown out of the car near Aksa beach, after her limbs were tied with rope. The girl’s lies came to light after the police checked CCTV footage in the area she said she was at and found out that she was never there. The girl then confessed that she said that she leveled charges of rape against her friend after he abused her mother.
A 26-year-old nurse with a Thane-based hospital, fed up of fights at home, faked her kidnapping to harass her husband. The Naupada police had registered a case and found during investigation that she had faked it. In her complaint on June 13th, The woman said she was kidnapped by an auto-rickshaw driver along with two other people, who used chloroform to make her unconscious and sexually assaulted her. She claimed she boarded an auto-rickshaw from Hari Niwas circle near Naupada.
A 38-year-old man, Hemant Reddy, was granted bail by the Sessions court on Feb 22nd after a 17-year-old girl implicated him. She had earlier alleged that he had raped her. But, in reality, she was in a physical relationship with her friend’s brother and was five months pregnant. Fearing her family’s outrage, she implicated Reddy.
In another case of fake rape charges, a 20-year-old woman charged a 34-year-old man with rape, unintentionally. Yes, apparently the man promised the woman that he would marry her. They had a physically intimate relationship, but she later found out that he was already married. The woman in question wanted to file a case of cheating against the man, but she alleges that the police booked him for rape, under section 376 of the IPC. The case was filed in May 2016 and the FIR was quashed later that year.
In an extremely convoluted incident, a woman was charged with perjury after a Delhi court found that she had filed false rape charges against three men. The entire case started in June 2014, when the woman filed a complaint at Hari Nagar Police Station alleging that three men had raped her. It was later discovered that the woman had done so at the behest of her husband and his friend who believed that the three accused had stolen gold ornaments from the lady’s house.
Fake rape cases are on the rise around the country and the reasons women choose to charge men with this gruesome act range from bizarre to plain evil! Here are 11 such cases that will shock you!