The Goregaon police have arrested a 19-year-old student for allegedly raping a 19-year-old college mate multiple times. The accused did so by blackmailing the girl with her obscene photos and he also made a false promise of marriage.

According to Hindustan Times, both the victim and accused were students of the same college in Central Mumbai and had met last year. The accused had initially proposed the survivor of a relationship, which she denied but later when he proposed for marriage she accepted. Later, after a few months, the accused took the girl to a house in Jogeshwari under the pretext of introducing her to his aunt.

After reaching the house in Jogeshwari, the survivor found his aunt was not there. The accused then took the girl to the kitchen and raped her and took photos of the same. The accused later started threatening the girl of releasing the photos, and the accused kept raping the girl. After a few days the accused’s mother called up the girl and threatened to beat her up if she came near her son, police told the leading daily.

The girl later approached the police in December and filed a complaint based on which the cops registered an FIR under IPC section 376 (2). The cops arrested the accused on January 11 and he has been remanded to police custody.

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