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Rape accused knocks cop unconscious, escapes from Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad

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A man accused of rape of a disabled woman has escaped from Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad after overpowering a constable and rendering him unconscious.

The accused was taken to the Civil Hospital for a medical check-up where he said he wanted to use the bathroom. The constable accompanied him to the bathroom where the accused overpowered the cop and banged his head on a wall. The cop fell unconscious and the accused escaped from the hospital.

The accused identified as Sanjay alias Sunny Vyas is accused of forcing a disabled woman into begging after raping her.

The constable, Hemraj Jhala, 30 of Nikol police station has filed a complaint against Vyas with the Shahibaug police station for assaulting a government servant on duty.

What happened

Hemraj had on Monday morning taken Sanjay to Civil Hospital for a medical check-up in a police vehicle of Nikol police station. The two reached the trauma centre of the hospital where the doctors asked them to wait.

Sanjay said he wanted to use the bathroom. The constable accompanied him to the bathroom where Sanjay suddenly overpowered him and banged his head against the wall. The cop fell unconscious and Sanjay fled the scene.

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The rape and abuse case against Sanjay

One Sumitra (name changed) a 40-year-old differently-abled woman had filed a complaint against Sanjay. The woman who worked in an incense making unit met Sanjay Vyas near Viratnagar while on her way to work. Sanjay claimed to be a social worker.

He promised to get her a disability certificate. The two then often met and became close. Sanjay expressed interest in marrying her and stated he was looking to settle down with a differently-abled woman. Sumitra moved in with Sanjay and the two began to live together.

But soon Sanjay began abusing her and used to rape her. He picked up a fight with her during the lockdown when she asked him to get some groceries. He also burnt her whenever he got angry and would beat her when she threatened to leave him.

He then trapped her in his home and forced her to beg for money by taking advantage of her disability. Sumitra one day managed to escape from Sanjay and reached Nikol police station. She took help of the cops to file a case against Sanjay.

 

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