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Rajasthan Police sub-inspector accused of repeatedly raping woman on pretext of marriage

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A 24-year-old woman has accused a Rajasthan Police sub-inspector posted in Bundi district of repeatedly raping over three years on the pretext of marriage, officials said on Tuesday.
The woman, a resident of Pali district, lodged a complaint at the Mahila police station in Bundi on Monday night against Sub-Inspector Ramlal Meena, the station house officer (SHO) of Gandoli police station, Superintendent of Police (Bundi) Mamta Gupta said.
The accused, who is married with two kids, was removed from his post following the complaint and sent to police lines, the SP said.
The victim was sent for a medical examination and further investigation is underway, she added.
Based on the complaint by the victim, a case was lodged against Meena under sections 376, 420 and 315 of the IPC, SHO at Mahila police station, Bundi, Mukeshibai said.
According to the complaint, the accused was posted in Pali district when he had come in contact with the victim. He allegedly established a physical relationship with her and repeatedly raped her on the false promise of marriage.
Later, as the accused was transferred to Bundi, he brought the victim along and arranged a rented room for her to stay in the city, the complaint said, adding that when the victim pressured him for marriage, he refused, prompting her to approach police.

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First Published: Jul 30 2019 | 6:00 PM IST

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