Single woman raped, accused arrested

Nagpur: 27 January (PTI) A 19-year-old woman was allegedly raped and an iron rod was inserted in her private parts by a man in Pardi area here.

The woman said that a horrific accident occurred on January 21 and accused Yogilal Rahangadale was arrested from Gondia district.

Police said the accused was working as a supervisor in a spinning mill, where the woman was a worker as a laborer.

The woman, her brother, the accused and another girl lived in a rented house in Pardi.

Inspector Sunil Chavan of Pardeepolis station said that the woman’s brother and his female friend had gone to their village on January 21 for some work.

Since the woman was alone at home, Rangdale attempted to rape her at night. When she protested, he stuffed a piece of cloth in her mouth.

When she fainted, the accused raped her and put an iron rod in her private parts, Chavan said, from a complaint filed by the victim.

He narrated the incident to his brother on 24 January and they later lodged a police complaint.

A crime was registered against the accused at Pardi Police Station. PTI Core RSY RSY