Rehnuma Bhati, the wife of Riyaz Bhati who is allegedly a close aide of Mumbai gangster Dawood Ibrahim, has made explosive allegations of rape and molestation against multiple prominent personalities, as per reports. The matter is under investigation foll0wing a complaint filed by Bhati last month at Santacruz police station. However, reports suggest no evidence related to her claims has yet been found.
People Bhati has named include cricketers Hardik Pandya and Munaf Patel, Indian National Congress politician and Vice President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Rajeev Shukla, and her own husband Riyaz. The complainant alleges the latter forced her into sex with famous men numbered to be between 15 and 20.
Bhati, the wife of Riyaz Bhati who has allegedly worked closely with Mumbai gangster Dawood Ibrahim has made some serious allegations of rape and molestation against some prominent persons such as Hardik Pandya and others. According to media reports, the police are currently investigating her allegations. There have been reports that the authorities have not found any substantial evidence supporting her claims, as per reports.
She has accused her husband of giving her up for prostitution for over 15 years.
As per ANI, a First Information Report (FIR) in the case has not been registered. Sources quoted by the news agency say, “The matter is under investigation ever since the complaint was registered by Rehnuma Bhati. But so far we have not found evidence with regard to the allegations.”
Rehnuma Bhati,wife of Riyaz Bhati(alleged close aide of Dawood Ibrahim) registered complaint at Mumbai's Santacruz PS on Sept 24 alleging rape-molestation by Riyaz Bhati,Munaf Patel,Rajeev Shukla,Hardik Pandya&Prithviraj Kothari. Police verifying allegations,no FIR registered yet
— ANI (@ANI) November 12, 2021
Rehnuma Bhati Rape Allegations: What You Should Know
Bhati’s allegations emerge amidst her husband’s name coming up in connection to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Devendra Fadnavis, whom Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)’s Nawab Malik has accused of having links with Riyaz. At a press conference earlier this week, the NCP leader said, “Who is Riyaz Bhati? He was caught with a fake passport and is linked to Dawood… He was seen at functions with (Fadnavis) and even at BJP events.”
As per reports, Riyaz Bhati is a suspected associate of Ibrahim, head of the crime syndicate D-Company and among the most wanted underworld names in India. Riyaz has a long criminal history, having previously been booked in cases of extortion, firing and forgery. He is presently on the run with police searching for him.
The Print, which claims to have accessed Bhati’s rape complaint, reports that Riyaz allegedly forced her to have sex with different men between 2011 and 2015. A cricketer and his friends “committed unnatural sexual activities under the influence of alcohol and drugs” against her, Bhati alleges. The complaint further mentions Bhati was made to dance naked and assaulted in the presence of a politician.
Bhati and her husband have two children together, whom he has allegedly threatened to kill if she didn’t comply with his sexual demands. He is allegedly also in possession of sensitive photos of Bhati and isn’t providing her with any financial aid.
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