Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh:
A person, who was launched on bail following his arrest in a 2020 rape case, allegedly raped the identical lady whereas holding a knife to her in Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur district. He threatened her to withdraw the criticism she had filed towards him earlier, the police stated.
The lady complained that the incident, involving the accused and his pal, occurred round a month in the past, the police stated.
The lady, who’s now 19 years previous, had been raped by the identical accused two years in the past when she was a minor, an official stated.
“In keeping with the complainant, accused Vivek Patel, who had raped her earlier, dedicated the identical crime alongside together with his pal,” the police station in-charge Asif Iqbal stated.
The accused was arrested in 2020 for raping the minor. Nevertheless, he was launched on bail nearly a 12 months after that in 2021, he stated.
“In her criticism, the girl informed the police that the accused raped her at knife level together with his pal a couple of month in the past by forcibly getting into her home. The accused and his pal made a video of the act after which threatened to make the clip viral on social media if the earlier criticism she had filed is just not withdrawn,” Mr Iqbal stated.
A case of gang-rape was registered on Monday and the police have launched a search operation to arrest each the accused, he stated.
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