Youth held for sending threats to woman on Facebook

A man who allegedly posted threatening messages on the Facebook account of a woman whom he met in the bus,has been arrested by the police.

Written by Express News Service | Pune | Published: October 5, 2013 4:29 am

A man who allegedly posted threatening messages on the Facebook account of a woman whom he met in the bus,has been arrested by the police. He has been identified as Baba Ramesh Dedge (22),a resident of Sus Road,Pashan. The 22-year old victim has registered an offence in this case at the Chinchwad police station. Police have booked Dedge under Section 354 (molestation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Section 66 (A) of the Information Technology (IT) Act.

Police said that the girl was studying at a college in Wadgaon Maval in 2010. The man worked at the same college. The girl used to go to the college by bus. The accused also travelled in the same bus.

When his advances were rejected by the girl,he allegedly posted some abusive photographs and threatening messages on her Facebook account between August 3 and October 2,2013.

Police inspector Sanjay Kavde is investigating the case. “The accused was produced in the court. The magistrate court remanded him to police custody till Monday,” said Kavde.

Meanwhile,in another incident,a man was arrested for allegedly molesting a 15-year-old girl at her residence. The accused has been identified as Rajendra Gogawale (24),resident of Balaji Nagar,Dhankawdi.

Police said that the man entered the girl’s residence in Ambegaon Khurd requesting her to give him some water to drink at around noon on Wednesday,but when let in,he molested her.

The 15-year-old girl has lodged a complaint against Gogawale at the Bharti Vidyapeeth police station.

Also,an auto rickshaw driver was arrested for allegedly molesting a 25-year-old pedestrian woman in Mundhwa at around 5 pm on Wednesday.

Police have identified him as Bharat Baburao Jadhav (39) of Keshav Nagar,Mundhwa. Police said that victim woman was alone at her home when Jadhav allegedly molested her.

Teenaged boy sexually assaulted

A 14-year-old boy was allegedly sexually assaulted by his friend’s uncle,who has been arrested by the Koregaon Park police on Thursday. Police have identified the accused as Laxman Ram Bhise (34) of Sutarwadi,Pashan Sus road.

Police have booked Bhise under Sections 377,343,502 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and sections of the Protection of Children Against Sexual Offences Act.

Police said that the victim had gone to his friend’s house under the Sadhu Vaswani bridge on September 30. There,his friend’s uncle allegedly forced an unnatural physical relationship on the boy. The boy was further made to do work like washing utensils and sweeping. The accused also threatened to kill the boy. Assistant police inspector D V Tambe is investigating the case.

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