A 42-year-old woman has registered FIR of rape in Borivli police station against Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLA and former Maharashtra minister Laxman Dhoble. The NCP leader has been booked under sections 376 (rape) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), on Saturday.
61-years-old Dhoble was water supply minister in Maharashtra government.
According to police, the woman works in a clerical post in the administration section at Nalanda academy of which Dhoble is a trustee.
On Saturday morning she lodged a complaint accusing Dhoble, a legislator from Mohol, of repeatedly raping her between 2011 and 2013. She also alleged that Dhoble had clicked her photographs and threatened to circulate it if she approached the police.
Further investigations are going on.