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Ashramshala cook booked for rape, abetment of suicide

Ashramshala cook booked for rape

A 35-year-old man has been booked on the charges of allegedly raping and abetting suicide of a 29-year-old married woman in Jawhar taluka of Palghar district, the police said on Sunday. The woman (29) had allegedly hanged herself in her house. Ajmal Pawar, who is posted as a cook at an Ashramshala (residential school for tribal students), is absconding. Mr. Pawar has been booked under Sections 306 (abetment of suicide) and 376 (punishment for rape) on the complaint filed by the father of the deceased, a police officer said.PTI

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