A man was forced to marry his girlfriend at a hospital in Pune's Chakan after she attempted suicide when the man allegedly refused to marry her. The girl was admitted to the hospital after she tried to end her life. The man, however, managed to escape from the hospital soon after the wedding.
The woman later filed a case of rape against him.
Investigating officer Prakash Rathore said that an FIR has been filed against Suraj Nalwade, under IPC section 376 (punishment for rape).
"The investigation has been initiated in the matter and we are looking for him," news agency ANI quoted Investigating officer Prakash Rathore as saying.
In her complaint, the woman had claimed that Suraj Nalavade had forced her to have a physical relationship with him. However, when she proposed him for marriage he refused, saying that she belongs to a lower caste.
The woman consumed poison on November 27. Following which, she was taken to a hospital and admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
(With ANI inputs)