On Friday the owner of a leading paan chain was arrested for allegedly raping a techie after drugging her with a paan laced with sedatives, said police
33-year-old Upendra Verna, along with a few others including women, was arrested when the woman lodged a complaint. The woman said that she became friends with the man through Facebook four years ago and later got into a relationship.
One night, Upendra who is already married allegedly sexually exploited her by drugging her. The woman who is a software professional suggested that they should get married, he refused and threatened her that he will post their intimate pictures and videos on social media.
A case had been registered against the accused under IPC sections 376 (rape) & 417 (punishment for cheating). Upendra rejects reports of sexually exploiting the woman with a paan laced with sedatives.