Man held for raping, blackmailing woman in Gurugram | Gurgaon News

GURUGRAM: A man was arrested for allegedly raping and blackmailing a woman by using her objectionable pictures and videos in Gurugram, police said on Tuesday.
The 30-year-old woman, who is married, in her complaint alleged that the accused, Yoginder alias Kala, a resident of Loni border in Ghaziabad, sent her a WhatsApp message around a year ago and they later became friends.
Around one and half months ago, he asked her to place a video call while she was bathing and made a video clip of it, the woman said in her complaint.
He used the video to threaten and rape her on different occasions, police said.
The survivor narrated her ordeal to her sister who took her to Badshahpur police station and lodged a complaint against Yoginder, they said.
On Monday, he called her to a hotel where police nabbed him, they said.
An FIR has been registered against Yoginder under Indian Penal Code (IPC)sections that deal with rape, voyeurismR, stalking and criminal intimidation, police said.
The accused, who works as a helper at a company in Ghaziabad, confessed to the crime, Station House Officer (SHO) Badshahpur Dinkar Yadav said.
“He was not known to the victim but got in touch with her through WhatsApp and later exploited her. We produced him before a city court today which sent him to judicial custody, ” the SHO said on Tuesday.
(The victim’s identity has not been revealed to protect her privacy as per Supreme Court directives on cases related to sexual assault)

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