Shyam Jadhav (33), the accused constable, was apprehended by pen police on Sunday. On Saturday, the 35-year-old complainant filed a FIR. She said she knew the accused and utilised their friendship to perpetrate sexual abuse over a six-year period. With the previous six years, the accused had worked for the police department.
‘According to the complainant, the accused used to threaten her that he would harm her husband and children,’ Ashok Dudhe, superintendent of police, Raigad, said.
‘We suspended the accused with immediate effect and he is currently in police custody till Tuesday,’ Raigad DSP, Atul Zende, said.