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FCI general manager Manveer Singh Bhullar arrested for rape

The accused officer was arrested from Jammu where he was currently posted. The accused official videographed the victim in a compromising condition. The alleged incident took place at Sarovar Portico Hotel near Lal Kothi in Jaipur on June 1.

Staff Writer | Updated:
September 13, 2018 11:43 am
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Jaipur: The Jaipur police arrested General Manager of Food Corporation of India (FCI) Manveet Singh Bhullar on Wednesday after a female employee of the department accused him of raping her. The accused official videographed the victim in a compromising condition. The alleged incident took place at Sarovar Portico Hotel near Lal Kothi in Jaipur on June 1.

The victim Manveet Singh is a resident of Punjab and was currently posted in Jammu. As per preliminary investigation, the accused was posted in Jaipur in July and he was recently transferred to Jammu. Police produced the accused in a court that sent him to police custody for further interrogation.

According to Additional SP Moolchand Rana, a female officer had lodged an FIR against General Manager of Food Corporation of India Manveet Singh Bhullar with the Bajajnagar police station on June 1.

The victim had alleged Bhullar called her to Sarovar Portico Hotel in Lalkothi related to some office work. The accused allegedly mixed a drug in cold drink of the victim. After having the drink, the victim went unconscious and the accused allegedly raped him. The accused allegedly made a video clip showing her in a compromising situation and threatened the victim not to tell anyone about this. He allegedly warned to make the video public.

After four days of the incident, the victim had gone to Delhi for some office work. Manveet went with her and allegedly raped her again in her hotel room. Meanwhile he had been blackmailing her on the basis of the video clip.

The investigation of the case is going on under the supervision of Mulchand Meena. Based on the footages of CCTVs installed in the hotel and the police initially lodged an FIR against Bhullar and arrested him from Jammu.

Police reportedly recovered the video clip from the accused’s phone.

First published: September 13, 2018
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