MUMBAI: The Charkop police are looking for a real estate broker after his female friend lodged a complaint of rape on Tuesday. The 21-year-old woman also stated that the accused had clicked objectionable photos of hers and had begun sending it to her parents.
The victim knew the 32-year-old accused for over two years. The accused allegedly raped her on several occasions at his residence. He also took her to Goa where he got intimate with her against her wishes. The last time the victim saw him was in January.
"The accused had clicked certain objectionable photographs of the victim. He began to send those to her family members through an internet-based phone messaging service. The victim decided she couldn't stay mum anymore," said an official from Charkop police station.
A case has been filed against the real estate broker under sections 376 (rape) and 377 (unnatural sex) of the IPC, besides provisions of the Information Technology Act. The victim underwent a medical examination, the reports of which are awaited. The police have not divulged the identity of the accused as he is yet to be held.