A 25-year-old man has been arrested on the charge of raping and blackmailing a woman in Jharkhand’s Ramgarh district, a police officer said on Tuesday.
The 19-year-old woman, in her complaint, said the accused, a resident of Kundru village, had allegedly faked his religious identity and befriended her some time ago.
She said that the man raped her a month back and filmed the heinous act. He threatened to go public with the clip if she revealed her ordeal.
According to the officer-in-charge of Ramgarh police station Rohit Mahato, the woman, a resident of Mandu area, mustered the courage to file a complaint only on Monday, following which the police arrested the accused.