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Model who accused IPS officer of rape gets security after 'threat calls'

Monday, 28 July 2014 - 6:24am IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: dna

A city-based model who alleged that she was raped by senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Sunil Paraskar has informed the Mumbai police that she has been receiving threats calls, due to which she has been given protection. The police have also submitted their report on the rape case to Director General of Police Sanjeev Dayal.

"The victim met me on Friday and told me that she was getting calls from unknown numbers. Though she did not respond to the calls, she thought they could be related to the case. Considering the gravity of the situation, we have provided one armed constable for the victim's security," Mumbai police commissioner Rakesh Maria told dna.

Meanwhile, the police have also written to the mobile service provider asking for details of calls and SMSes exchanged between Paraskar and the woman. The police will also be recording statements of the staff that had worked with Paraskar when he was posted as additional commissioner of police, north region.

"On the day the rape case was registered, I had taken a meeting with all superior officers of the force. I had told them that the officers should maintain the dignity and decorum of the force. Security of women, children and senior citizen are most important for us. Policeman found indulging in any activity like this will not be spared," Maria said.

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