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Thane: Rape accused wanted in Uttar Pradesh arrested from Bhiwandi

12:40 PM Oct 28, 2021 | PTI

Police here in Maharashtra have arrested a man who was on the run for last two years after a rape case was registered against him at Raebareli in Uttar Pradesh, an official said on Thursday.

A case had been registered in Raebareli against 26-year-old accused for allegedly raping and threatening a widow from his village there, said senior police inspector Sital Raut from Shanti Nagar police station in Thane's Bhiwandi town.

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The Raebareli police recently got a tip-off and based on the mobile phone location of the accused, came to know that he was in the hiding in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi.

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They sought help from the Shanti Nagar police, who traced the accused on Wednesday and arrested him, the official said.

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