Surat quick monitor particular court docket on Friday acquitted a 43-year-old auto driver of fees of raping a 50-year-old lady.
Based on the prosecution, the girl was allegedly raped by the accused twice in 2016 in Surat.
In her police criticism filed on April 2, 2017, the 50-year-old lady 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 within 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 lady 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 beneath IPC sections 376(2)(n), 406, 323, 506(2) towards the auto driver, who was arrested on April 3, 2017.
The Surat quick monitor particular court docket on Friday acquitted the 43-year-old-man of the fees after the prosecution failed to determine the precise location of the offence in each the incidents.
The court docket discovered that the complainant had not talked about the precise location of the crime in each the incidents. The court docket additionally noticed that there isn’t a proof to show that the girl 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 site visitors. How can such an incident happen in such spots? The complainant has not proven the precise location the place the crime has occurred.”