Pachpaoli Police on Nov 5 arrested a 35-year-old man for allegedly sexually exploiting a girl and duping her of over Rs 1.50 lakh.
The accused, Praful Ramchandra Bale is a resident. The 24- year-old victim alleged that Praful established an amorous relationship with her after her mother’s death during COVID-19 pandemic.
Between April 14, 2021 and February 06, 2023 he sexually exploited her on the pretext of marriage. She also alleged that he availed a loan of Rs 1,50,948 in her name using her mother’s Aadhaar card and PAN card. Later, he refused to marry her, she added.
On the basis of the complaint, police registered a case under Sections 376, 376(2)(n), 420 of the Indian Penal Code against Praful Bale. Further investigations are underway