Maharashtra Social and Justice Minister Dhananjay Munde on Tuesday refuted a rape allegation levelled by a 38-year-old girl however stated that he had been in a relationship together with her sister since 2003.
In a submit on Facebook, the NCP chief claimed that the girl and her sister had been attempting to blackmail him and extort cash from him. He stated that he had additionally filed a grievance with the police in November 2020.
Dhananjay Munde stated that he had been in a relationship with the girl since 2003 and has two kids together with her. The minister stated that their relationship was additionally accepted by his household.
After the minister accepted his relationship with the girl, BJP’s ladies’s wing wrote to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and demanded his elimination from the Cabinet.
On January 11, the girl alongside together with her lawyer arrived on the Oshiwara police station in Andheri to file a rape grievance towards Dhananjay Munde. She said in her grievance that she knew Dhananjay Munde since 1997.
She alleged that Dhananjay Munde had raped her by giving an assurance of marrying her and in addition promised to assist her get work as a singer in Bollywood.
Advocate Ramesh Tripathi, the lawyer of the girl stated that an FIR had not been lodged within the matter up to now.
“Dhananjay Munde first raped her in 2008 when she was alone at her home and shot a video. Since then, he had repeated the act multiple times over the years. In 2019, he refused to marry her and said if she said something, then he would leak the video on social media. The police station denied lodging an FIR in the case. We will go to court. If anything happens to her, then Dhananjay Munde will be responsible,” he stated.