Po­lice­man ar­rested for black­mail­ing, rap­ing woman

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Al­legedly, Awhad called her three times the very next day. “How­ever, she did not an­swer the calls due to fear. Later, she took his call and he told her to meet him or face le­gal ac­tion for her crime,” said a po­lice of­fi­cer.

She agreed to meet him on Fri­day in Powai. “They met at around 1.30 pm, and Awhad took her to a ho­tel at Aarey Road on his mo­tor­cy­cle,” said the of­fi­cer. “Al­legedly, he raped her there and dropped her back to Powai.” Awhad also told his vic­tim woman that she would have to meet him when­ever her calls, or face prose­cu­tion.

The woman told her hus­band the or­deal and the ap­proached Powai po­lice. Awhad was sum­moned on Satur­day at the po­lice sta­tion, and he con­fessed to the crime. He has been ar­rested.

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