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Man befriends woman PUBG player, rapes her on pretext of marriage; arrested

MUMBAI: A 33-year-old woman was raped on the pretext of marriage by her PUBG (online game) friend. The accused was later arrested. The duo worked together at an event management company in Mumbai.

The two became friend in the year 2020 and after that she started working at the event management organisation.

In her complaint, the woman has alleged that she was raped many times in multiple hotels and videos of the act were also shot. The accused has been identified as Sindhil Venkatesh Suryavanshi.

The accused promised to marry her but refused later. An FIR has been registered against the accused under sections 376 (Punishment for rape), 376 (n) (2) (physical relations on a promise to marry), and 420 (cheating) of the Indian Penal Code. Further investigations are underway.

“The accused established physical relations with the woman after promising marriage. As per the complainant, the man raped her multiple times at various hotels till January 2023 and also shot videos of the act,” the police official said.

‘Videos of the act were also shot. The accused threatened to leak her video if she refused to maintain physical relations.’ they added

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