Maharashtra BJP leader, Ravindra Bawanthade, 48 who is also a school teacher forcibly kissed a 19 YO girl in a luxury bus on June 27, which was on its way back to Gadchiroli from Nagpur.
Later the video of this horrific incident went viral and he was arrested by Maharashtra police.
The 19 YO girl was her former student and was tempted into coming to Nagpur as Ravindra promised her job in the city. The complainant was from weaker economic status and was in need of a job. After the video went she came across and filed a FIR against Ravindar for allegedly raping her.
Complainant also added in the FIR that, this is the second time Ravindar forcibly raped her. In spite of being married, he promised to marry her.
The cleaner and the driver videotaped the incident in a mobile phone and viral it. Later, when the video went viral the two were also arrested under relevant sections of the Information Technology Act for recording the video and circulating it on the web. The incident was also captured by the CCTV camera in the bus.
The BJP leader is arrested and he is in judicial custody. It is very shameful that a safety of women is worse in the country. we hope she gets justice and Ravindar should pay for what he did.