NASHIK: A 27-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a murder convict who was out on parole in Maharashtra’s Nashik city, police said on Tuesday.
According to the police, the victim, who owned a beauty parlour, was performing a puja when the accused entered the establishment in Pawan Nagar late on Monday night.
The accused allegedly tied the victim’s hands, stuffed a piece of cloth in her mouth and raped her at knife point, an official said.
The woman lodged a complaint with Ambad police station following the attack, he said.
The man, who was serving a sentence in a murder case, had been released on parole and had been at large ever since, the official said, adding that a hunt is on to nab the accused.