NAGPUR: 5 males have been arrested in Maharashtra‘s Nagpur on Sunday beneath the Black Magic Act for allegedly pressuring a woman saying that they might carry out particular rituals for her, which might set off “rain” of Rs 50 crore money, police mentioned.
The accused have been recognized as Vicky Ganesh Khapre (20), Dinesh Mahadev Nikhare (25), Ramakrishna Dadaji Mhaskar (41), Vinod Jayaram Masram (42), and DR alias Sopan Haribhau Kumre (35), they mentioned.
The woman had approached a senior police official on February 26 with a grievance that just a few days again one of many accused had informed her that if she follows sure procedures as informed by him and his colleagues, she could be wealthy as Rs 50 crore money will rain from the sky, a policeman mentioned.
Nonetheless, the process informed by them concerned undressing her, resulting from which the minor grew suspicious and she or he began avoiding them. However because the accused saved pressurising her, she approached the police, the official mentioned.
The police arrested Khapre first, who revealed the names of his colleagues, following which they have been additionally held, the official added.
Lakadganj police have booked them beneath the Maharashtra Prevention and Eradication of Human Sacrifice and different Inhuman, Evil and Aghori Practices and Black Magic Act, the Safety of Youngsters from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and varied sections of the IPC, together with 354 (A) and 354 (D).
(The sufferer’s id has not been revealed to guard her privateness as per Supreme courtroom directives on instances associated to sexual assault)