Mumbai-based doctor arrested on charges of attempt to rape

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Nashik, Jul 12 (UNI) A 27-year-old doctor from Mumbai was arrested by the Panchavati police here, on the charges of attempt to rape.

According to police, the accused Dr Padmesh Jain, a resident of Borivali in Mumbai, was arrested yesterday. He was produced today in a local court, which remanded him to police custody till July 14.

The accused had allegedly contacted a 26-year-old journalist, residing at Thane in Mumbai, through internet and promised to marry her, police said.

The two had stayed at a hostel in Panchavati on April 2 and 3 and Jain allegedly tried to rape her during the period, they said.

The journalist had registered a complaint with Mumbai police regarding this and they transferred the case to Panchavati police here.

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