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Man accused of exploiting co-worker denied bail

PUNE: Additional sessions pass judgement on A V Rotte has rejected the bail plea of a 25-year-old guy held for luring a girl colleague at his place of business right into a bodily courting via promising marriage and forcing her to terminate her first being pregnant before impregnating her a second time.

The girl (also aged 25 years) was a senior customer supervisor with a prominent realty firm at the time of the incident. She lodged a criticism with the Kondhwa police on January 9 alleging that the person reneged on his promise to marry her regardless of rendering her pregnant two times. Following their probe, the police arrested him on January 30.

In his bail plea, the accused had argued that he did not power the lady to abort her first being pregnant as the similar was performed on medical advice and he had nothing to do along with her second being pregnant. As such, no offence of rape or forceful termination of being pregnant would draw in against him. His attorney cited a few judgments via the upper courts which held that every breach of promise of marriage would now not quantity to offence of rape.

Judge Rotte, on the other hand, mentioned in an order on Friday that the sides of a consensual bodily courting, termination of being pregnant against the complainant’s will and DNA take a look at of her provide being pregnant, were the subject matter of an ongoing investigation and nothing may also be commented on these matters for now. The info in the two cases cited via defence attorney were different than the existing case, the pass judgement on mentioned.

“The honourable top court docket has observed that there's no directly jacket method in such matters. Facts and circumstances of each and every case are to be assessed independently. In this subject, sufferer is pregnant for the second time and DNA studies are awaited. Prima facie, subject matter is available. Serious allegations have been made about acquiring consent for bodily relation via giving assurance of marriage. Investigation is in development. Chances of tampering are robust. Therefore, at this degree, the court docket can't use its discretion in favour of the (bail) applicant,” the pass judgement on mentioned.

Both work at the identical place

The girl mentioned both were working with a realty firm and their association advanced into an affair and in June 2018, the person proposed marriage. He helped her shift to her buddy’s flat in Mohammadwadi. The guy visited her in July 2018 and had a bodily courting along with her. She turned into pregnant in September 2018 and he forced her to eat pills and abort. When she made up our minds to leave the flat, he satisfied her to stay. The second time she turned into pregnant, he reneged on his promise.

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