Aurangabad: The city cyber police on Monday arrested a constable as a woman, a college student, has accused him of raping her on multiple occasions after promising to marry her and filming the first act.
The woman had lodged a complaint against the policeman, Ravindra Dabhade (32), on August 1 but the arrest was delayed because he was isolated in care centre as he had come in contact with a Covid-19 patient, said police.
Police have booked him under the rape charge and also under different sections of Information and Technology Act. He will be produced in court on Tuesday. Cyber inspector Geeta Bagwade is investigating the case.
The woman has alleged in her complaint that she came in touch with the suspect in 2015 while she was in a junior college. The cop allewedly offered to marry her and won her trust before raping her and filming the act. Using the video, he allegedly blackmailed her and raped her on multiple occasions.
The woman has stated that she got engaged to someone else, but Dabhade allegedly shared the video with her fiance, following which the marriage was called off.