Cop turns criminal, booked for blackmail and repetitive rape

Last Modified Saturday, 29 August 2020 (15:59 IST)
Sangli: An Inspector, attached with the here, has been booked for allegedly and repeatedly raping a 28-year-old woman, officials said on Friday.The accused has been identifed as Vipin Hashmi.
According to police, Vipin once dropped the victim and her grandmother in his vehicle to of district. During the travel, he befriended the woman and exchanged contact details with her.
On April 22, he phoned the aggrieved and called her on the pretext that his wife will coach her for public service exams. Subsequently, the unsuspecting victim reached the cop's house where he raped her.
Later, he repeated the crime by blackmailing the victim that he will end his life, if she approaches the police. The woman's ordeal went on till  August 25, after which  she finally lodged a complaint against the accused.Inspector Shelke of the Vita police station is investigating the matter while no arrest has been made yet, police added.(UNI)