According to the information received, Dheeraj Hivarkar, a young man of the village, cheated the victim by having an affair with her. On March 2, he took her to a secluded house near his house and had physical relations with her. They conspired to defame her by posting her obscene photos and videos on social media. Through that he used to blackmail her and torture her physically and mentally. Based on that he threatened her and then asked his other friends Nikhil Dhande, Gaurav Khubalkar, Sushil Dharman to have physical relations. When she refused, he threatened to show her photo in the village.
Within a few days, accused Dheeraj and Golu Likhar forced her to have physical relations with their village friends Vikas Hedau, Vicky Likhar, Snehal Surkar and Prannoy Tekade. All the above accused circulated the obscene photos of the girl on WhatsApp group. The accused also threatened to show the photos to the father if they did not have physical relations. The girl gained notoriety in the village and was sexually abused by many. As 12 youths of the village demanded physical relations, the mental condition and health of the victim deteriorated.
Her mother then took her to the hospital. As her condition was not improving, his mother questioned her seriously. She informed her mother about repeated gang rapes. The ground shifted under mother’s feet. Seeing the delay in filing the case due to the lax administration of the Khapa Police, the angry citizens started gathering in the Khapa Police Station area. In view of the crowd in the police station premises and the anger of the people, action was demanded from the senior officials. DySP Ajay Chandkhede, seeing the seriousness of the situation due to the crowd at the police station, assured the angry mob of appropriate action. The accused youth is absconding and the local police and crime branch are searching for the absconding criminals.