In a giant twist within the sexual harassment allegations in opposition to Maharashtra minister Dhananjay Munde, a BJP leader has now come ahead and claimed that he was additionally blackmailed by the identical woman.
BJP leader and former MLA Krishna Hegde has alleged that the woman who accused Munde, had additionally tried to honey lure, blackmail and extort cash from him.
Writing a letter to the police, Hegde stated that the woman had been calling and messaging him since 2010 and “coaxing” him to have a relationship along with her.
He has additional claimed that the woman additionally stalked him and the harassment continued until 2015 however he refused to satisfy her. Hegde stated he clearly informed her he doesn’t have any curiosity in any type of relationship along with her.
“By way of my sources, I discovered that she is a doubtful particular person who is organising a honey lure. I completely prevented assembly her,” Hegde informed the police.
He additionally stated she had tried to contact him earlier this month.
In his letter, the BJP leader demanded that the Mumbai Police instantly examine the matter.
Hegde stated he wrote the letter after he got here to know of the allegations made in opposition to Dhananjay Munde.
“Right this moment, they’ve targetted him, a few years in the past it may have been Me and tomorrow it is going to be another person,” he added.
Reacting to Hedge’s allegations, the woman’s lawyer stated that they aren’t true. “I’ll verify the grievance correctly. I’ll communicate to my consumer first after which can touch upon this,” advocate Ramesh Tripathi stated.
WHAT ARE THE ALLEGATIONS AGAINST DHANANJAY MUNDE?
A woman has accused Maharashtra Social Justice Minister Dhananjay Munde of rape and claimed the Mumbai Police ignored her grievance.
The NCP leader denied the allegations, claiming he’s being blackmailed by the complainant and her sister.
The 37-year-old woman, an aspiring singer, stated she wrote to Mumbai Police commissioner on January 10, stating that Munde repeatedly raped her in 2006. She additionally claimed that she approached Oshiwara police earlier however her grievance was not accepted.
Munde (45) stated the woman’s claims have been a part of a conspiracy to blackmail him. He, nonetheless, acknowledged that he was in a relationship with the complainant’s sister and has two kids along with her.
NCP CHIEF PAWAR CALLS ALLEGATIONS AGAINST MUNDE ‘SERIOUS’
Terming the rape declare by a woman in opposition to Maharashtra Social Justice Minister Dhananjay Munde as severe, NCP president Sharad Pawar on Thursday stated the occasion will focus on the problem and resolve on it “as quickly as attainable.
Sharad Pawar’s assertion got here a day after Munde met him at Pawar residence over the allegations.
“I feel the allegation in opposition to him (Munde) is severe. Naturally, we must focus on the problem as a celebration. I’ll focus on the identical intimately with my key colleagues and take them into confidence,” Pawar stated.
“Additional steps shall be taken after understanding their views. We’ll do that as quickly as attainable, he added.
Munde later informed reporters that Pawar and different leaders of the occasion will take a name on the problem of his resignation.