Pune Crime News | Man drugs, rapes woman, extorts Rs 12 lakh from her, held
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Pune : Pune Crime News | The Chandan Nagar Police have arrested a man for drugging and raping a woman and then extorting Rs 12 lakh from her.


The arrested accused has been identified as Viresh Yashwant Mhaske (40), a resident of Wadgaon Sheri. According to the details, Mhaske had offered snacks laced with sedatives to the woman and raped her in February 2019. The victim then gave birth to a girl child. The accused demanded Rs 20 lakh from the woman to use his name as her father. The woman took Rs 12 lakh loan, which he got transferred to his account. The victim had lodged a complaint at the Chandan Nagar Police Station in this connection.


The police were searching for the accused. Policemen Shivaji Dhande and Namdev Gadadare traced Mhaske at Khandve Nagar through technical analysis and a tip-off given to them by an informer. The police set a trap and arrested him.


The action was taken under the guidance of DCP Shashikant Borate, ACP Sanjay Patil, Senior PI Rajendra Landge and PI Jagannath Jankar. PSI Arvind Kumre, PSI Dilip Palve, policemen Suhas Nigade, Sachin Randive, Avinash Sankapl, Shrikant Shende, Shivaji Dhande, Mahesh Nanekar, Namdev Gadadare, Shrikant Kodre, Suraj Jadhav, Shekhar Shinde, Subhash Avhad, Vikas Kadam and Ganesh Handgar participated in the action.


PSI Sangita Kale is investigating the matter.


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