Surat: Police arrested a 40-year-old school van driver for allegedly raping a 23-year-old teacher several times in the past one year.
The accused, Ranjit Gohil, is married and has two children. He developed a relationship with the woman by promising to marry her.
Investigation revealed that he came in touch with the unmarried woman while dropping students at the school. The woman also took service of the van often. Meanwhile, they developed a friendship and since January 2020 and he engaged in a physical relationship with the woman.
“Gohil had promised the woman that he will divorce his wife and marry her. Later, when she demanded to marry, he started threatening to defame her,” said police
He had also threatened to kill her brother if she pressurised him. The woman ultimately approached the police.