KALYAN: The Kolsewadi police from Kalyan have arrested a 29-year-old man few hours before his wedding for allegedly sexually abusing a woman.
The marriage was supposed to be held at his village in Amravati district.
The arrested accused was identified as Ajay Francis alias Vicky. He works for railways at technical department.
Police said Vicky is a resident of Shivaji colony area in Kalyan east.
“Vicky, for the last few months had relationship with a Kalyan-based woman, who works as manager at a wedding event company. The complainant in her complaint alleged that Vicky on the pretext of marrying her sexually abused her and even got abortion of child,” said police.
“The accused later started avoiding her. The victim in her complaint alleged that she shocked when she learned Vicky was going to marry another woman. She decided to approach Kolsewadi police filing an FIR under section 376 (rape) and 420 (cheating),” said police.
Bashir Shaikh, senior police inspector of Kolsewadi police station said, “After registering an FIR, we sent our one team at Badnera in Amravati District where on Wednesday morning the team arrested Vicky before few hours of his wedding in the afternoon.”
The police later brought accused to Kalyan, where they produced accused before a Kalyan session court, which remanded him into police custody.
(The victim’s identity has not been revealed to protect her privacy as per Supreme court directives on cases related to sexual assault)