Indore : Sanyogitaganj police, on Monday, registered a case of rape against a man and arrested him. The man, a friend of her maternal uncle, raped her some time ago and she did not report the incident out of fear and filed a complaint on Monday after much cajoling by her family.

According to the police, the 15-year old victim, a resident of Shankarbagh Colony, filed the complaint on Monday against one Monu of Kanadia. Following the complaint, the police arrested Monu and booked him under various sections of the IPC. The girl told the police that Monu is a friend of her maternal uncle and had visited her house a number of times. Off late he began coming alone and on April 2 he asked her to accompany him.

The duo rode towards Dewas and Monu stopped the motorcycle at a lonely spot and raped her. The girl received scratch marks all over her face and neck due to struggle she had put up and were evident when she filed the complaint.

After the shameful act, Monu dropped her off at home and threatened her with life if she reported the matter to anyone. The girl narrated her ordeal on Monday when her uncle visited her after which the family went to the police station and filed the complaint.

After his arrest, Monu offered to marry the girl to avoid going to jail but to no avail and is now cooling his heels behind bars.

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