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Woman alleges rape


Thane : A 32-year-old local woman was allegedly raped by a man, believed to be a civic employee, under the pretext of marriage, police said today.

According to the woman, she got acquainted with Vidyasagar Chavan, who claimed to be a staffer with the Ambernath Municipal Corporation, in 2014.

In her complaint, she said Chavan had promised to divorce his wife and marry her.

The woman stated she was repeatedly raped at various lodges in Thane district by Chavan between 2014 and 2016, who has become untraceable now.

A case has been registered against him under section 376 (punishment for rape) of IPC, Chitalsar police station inspector R P Choudhari said.

The woman married with three children got separated from her husband in 2014.

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