Mumbai-based singer who accused Maharashtra minister Dhananjay Munde of repeatedly raping her has withdrawn her police complaint. The woman took her complaint back without giving any reason. However, the police proceeded to demand a notarized affidavit from the woman in this regard. The police had not registered an FIR against Munde on basis of the said complaint.
Earlier this month, a woman from Madhya Pradesh accused Dhananjay Munde of raping her on multiple occasions. The woman who shared the written complaint of the incident on Twitter claimed that no action had been taken against the minister and that her life was under threat.
In her complaint, the woman claimed that Munde is her brother-in-law and accused him of sexual assault and rape. She further claimed that Dhananjay Munde sexually exploited her by luring her with career prospects in Bollywood. In an interview with Zee 24 Taas, the woman said she had known Munde since 1996 “when he was nothing.” Speaking about the alleged sexual abuse, she said“He started raping me in 2006… He used to ask whether I would take care of his kids and marry him,” she further added.
However, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and Maharashtra Minister of Social Justice, denied the charges on him and justified the allegations as an act of “defamation”. Further, in a Facebook post Munde clarified that the woman accusing him of rape is the younger sister of a woman with whom he was in a relationship in early 2003.
“My family, wife, and my children have also taken these kids as family and approved. I have taken the responsibility of the highest parenting…” he alleged in a lengthy post. Referring to the woman’s complaints of alleged rape, he wrote, “All these allegations are false, and part of the plan of blackmailing me and collecting ransom from me…” Read about it more here.
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