A Facebook buddy in the Ambazari region allegedly sexually exploited a 25-year-old nurse under the guise of marriage.
Ambazari police have charged Harshal Tembhurne (26), a resident of Gondia district, with rape.
Harshal is a student at a Hingna engineering college, while the survivor is a nurse at a private hospital, according to officials.
On January 1, 2022, the sur vivor became friends with Harshal via Facebook and soon their friendship bloomed into a love affair.
After this, Harshal started visiting the room of the survivor in Ambazari area. He later had sexual relations with her on pretext of marrying her. On June 24, 2022, the survivor asked Harshal to marry her but he declined.
Following which the sur vivor approached Ambazari police station and filed a complaint. Police have subsequently arrested Harshal.