Teenage girl raped repeatedly; one arrested

Palghar: A 22-year-old youth from Nallasopara
here has been arrested for allegedly raping a teenage girl
whom he had befriended, police said today.


    API Sunil Jadhav of Tulinj police station under Vasai
division told PTI that the incident took place in March 2016
when the accused invited the college girl to his birthday
party, where he mixed vodka with her cold drink.

    After she fell drowsy, the youth raped her and
video-graphed the episode following which he began
blackmailing her, the police officer said.

    The accused then raped her repeatedly threatening her to
make the video viral and defame her.

    According to the victim's complaint, the accused allegedly
used broken glass pieces to inflict pain on her and tortured
her all these months when she pleaded him to delete the video.
 

  The accused was arrested yesterday under section 376,
328, 324, 504, 506 of the IPC.

PTI