Lucknow, September 22: In another case of alleged 'love jihad' in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow, a Muslim man allegedly raped a dalit woman after befriending her by hiding his identity and posing as a Hindu. The accused allegedly mixed sedatives into the survivor's cold drink and raped her. He even recorded the act and later blackmailed her to make the video viral.
According to a report in India Today, the survivor informed police that she had met the accused, Shoaib, six years ago. He had introduced himself as a Hindu man named Saurabh and befriended her. Haryana Horror: Armed Men Barge Into House, Gang-Rape Three Women in Front of Family Members in Panipat.
After the duo grew close, the survivor asked Shoaib to meet her family for marriage, but he kept avoiding it by making excuses.
On the day of the incident, when the survivor was alone, Shoaib reached her house and made her drink a cold drink laced with sedatives. Shoaib then allegedly raped her and even recorded the act. Uttar Pradesh Shocker: Alleging Police Inaction in Rape Case, 28-Year-Old Victim and Her Husband Attempt Suicide in Muzaffarnagar.
When the survivor confronted Shoaib after finding out about his real identity, he started threatening to make her video viral and blackmailed her.
Shoaib threatened her, saying he would kill her and her family if she informed the police.
Cops have said that the woman has filed a complaint against the accused for hiding his identity for the past 6 years and sexually assaulting her. The complaint has been registered under appropriate sections. The police are collecting evidence and further investigation into the incident is underway.
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