Mumbai, Sep 13, 2017: BJP corporator Daya Gaikwad of Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation has been booked for allegedly raping a 27-year-old woman from Thane on different occasions by promising marriage by concealing his marital status.
The woman had accused Gaikwad he raped her at NCP Women’s Wing chief Kalyan Ashwini Dhumal’s residence.
As per the reports, a case has been registered against him under sections 376, 323, 504, 506, 34 of IPC. Meanwhile, an investigation is underway in the matter.
Speaking to media, the victim said that the BJP corporator raped her at the house of NCP women’s wing chief for Kalyan Ashwini Dhumal. A report also quotes her as saying that Gaikwad committed the crime on pretext of marriage concealing his marital status.
She alleged that Gaikwad had filmed the act with help from Dhumal and her husband, and that he was using the video to threaten her, TOI’s report said.
Gaikwad said the allegations were false, and it was she who had blackmailed him with the threat of a rape accusation, the report added.