Indore: In the honey trap case, the court under additional and session judge (ADJ-1) Deepak Gupta issued notice to the suspended engineer of Indore Municipal Corporation Harbhajan Singh on Monday. He has been accused of raping a woman who is now in the Indore Central Jail in the honey trap case.
The notice issued by the court states that the woman has alleged that she had been called to a city hotel by accused Harbhajan where he raped her.
With help of the jail authorities, the victim woman complained to the police officials.
After registering an FIR in the case the woman was produced in the magistrate court. The court sent her for medical examination and also asked for the hotel records and other evidence.
Additional public pprosecutor Abhijeet Singh Rathore said that the magistrate court has dismissed the case. Subsequently, the victim submitted an application to the session court. The court under the ADJ-1 Deepak Gupta accepted the application and issues a summon against the accused Harbhajan.
In September 2019, Harbhajan Singh, the then superintendent engineer of Indore Municipal Corporation, lodged a complaint with Palasia police station that some women were blackmailing him for Rs 3 crore in the name of some obscene videos. Police had arrested half a dozen accused in the case and sent them behind bars.