HYDERABAD: Bowenpally police on Wednesday arrested a 25-year-old former private bank employee who raped his former girlfriend, recorded and uploaded footage of the same to social networking sites.
According to police, the accused, Surender belonging to Brahmanwadi in Warasiguda locality, invited his girl friend to his flat, a few days ago, and gave her a soft drink laced with sedative. After she fell unconscious, he raped her and even recorded it. Later, he uploaded the video footage on social networking sites.
Bowenpally inspector Sattaiah said the accused had an affair with the victim, who is working as a sales executive and a resident of Bhavana Colony in New Bowenpally. Recently, the girl's marriage was fixed with another person.
"The accused blackmailed her with the video footage. He collected some blank cheques from her and withdrew Rs 1.2 lakh with forged signatures. The accused also sent the video footage to the girl's fiance and the marriage was cancelled,'' the inspector said.
Later, the girl lodged a complaint with Bowenpally police stating that her ex-boy friend was sexually and mentally harassing her. Based on the complaint, police began investigation into the case.
Police held Surender at his house and booked cases under various sections.