A 65-year-old lawyer was arrested for allegedly raping his 39-year-old colleague several times over two months. According to police, accused Arun Jalisadgi practised in Thane court. The woman had been working with him since December, 2017.
“The woman said he raped her on several occasions over the past two months and also touched her inappropriately while they were in a car in Powai. She also alleged that he took pictures of her after he raped her and threatened to circulate them on Facebook,” said a police officer from Naupada police station, reported HT.
In her complaint, the woman told that the accused threatened to kill her and her husband if she informed anybody about it, the officer said.
During inquiry, the officials found that Jalisadgi had filed non cognizable offences against the woman. “Jalisadgi lodged NCs claiming that the woman was threatening to defame him. He also said that she wanted to befriend him and has mentally harassed him. We are investigating the case,” added the officer.