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Man arrested for sexually exploiting Irish woman

Press Trust of India  |  Rishikesh 

A 36-year-old man was arrested on charges of sexually exploiting an Irish woman for years after promising to marry her and her of nearly Rs 4 lakh, police said today.

was arrested from Tapovan area of the town late last night on the basis of a complaint lodged by the woman from Ireland, Muni-ki-Reti Police Station SHO Shanti said without disclosing the name of the victim.

The 48-year-old woman accused Awasthi of sexually exploiting her from 2012- 2016 after promising to marry her, he said.

She also accused him of refusing to return her Rs 3.70 lakh, which he had borrowed from her when they were in a relationship, the said.

The man was booked under sections 376 (rape) and 420 (cheating) of the IPC.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 16:15 IST