A 25 year old software engineer has accused her live-in partner of rape after he left for his hometown, Gaya in Bihar.
According to the statement given by the victim to the Mahadevapura police, she had met the accused at a new year’s eve party in December 2015 and had soon begun a live-in relationship with him.
The victim claimed that the accused, Kumar, promised to marry her and had called his parents on February 17 to speak to them about the wedding. The parents had threatened her over phone about the marriage.
Kumar had left for his hometown on March 2 and had not returned for over three months, after which the victim realized that he may not return and filed a complaint with the police.
The police have registered a case of rape and intimidation against Kumar and a case against his parents for threatening the victim.