Auto driver acquitted of raping 43-yr-old woman in Surat

Surat quick observe particular courtroom on Friday acquitted a 43-year-old auto driver of expenses of raping a 50-year-old woman.

In response to the prosecution, the woman was allegedly raped by the accused twice in 2016 in Surat.

In her police criticism filed on April 2, 2017, the 50-year-old woman had stated that she had lent Rs 2 lakh to the accused, who was residing in the identical village, to purchase an auto rickshaw. Later, the person, on the pretext of returning cash, took her to a cricket floor in the village, and allegedly raped and assaulted her, the complainant had alleged including that he threatened to kill her if she disclosed concerning the matter to anybody.

The woman additional stated that he raped her once more a month later, after taking her to a different village in his auto rickshaw.

Police had registered offences below IPC sections 376(2)(n), 406, 323, 506(2) towards the auto driver, who was arrested on April 3, 2017.

The Surat quick observe particular courtroom on Friday acquitted the 43-year-old-man of the fees after the prosecution failed to ascertain the precise location of the offence in each the incidents.

The courtroom discovered that the complainant had not talked about the precise location of the crime in each the incidents. The courtroom additionally noticed that there isn’t any proof to show that the woman had given cash to the auto driver.

The protection lawyer stated, “Each the places of crime which the complainant has talked about are locations with heavy visitors. How can such an incident happen in such spots? The complainant has not proven the precise location the place the crime has occurred.”

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