You can also read this in Hindi- फर्ज़ी हिंदू पहचान धर “सबक सिखाने” के लिए वसीम ने युवती के यौन वीडियो फैलाए
The Meerut Police in Uttar Pradesh have cracked a case where a Muslim man used a fake Hindu identity for trapping a Hindu woman in love, entering into sexual relations with her and making her sexual videos viral.
As per the woman’s statement in the first information report (FIR), the man told her “I wanted to teach you people a lesson”.
An investigating officer told Swarajya that the man told the police that his motivation was to shame a Hindu woman on the Internet.
It is pertinent to mention here that such cases, where Muslim men fake a Hindu identity to trap Hindu women and later make their videos viral, are a frequent occurrence.
The man has been identified as 29-year-old Waseem Ahmed, a resident of Ajrara village that falls under Mundali Police Station in Meerut. Police say he is already married and has two children.
The police have booked him for rape as well as forgery. Ahmed has been arrested and sent for judicial custody.
The police have recovered a “fake” Aadhaar card made in the name of ‘Dinesh Kumar Ravat’. The accused also operated a Facebook account in the name of ‘Dinesh Ravat’. His driving licence and voter cards are in the name of Wasim Ahmed (with different spellings).
While his “fake” identity card shows his address as Zakir Hussain Colony in Meerut, his real identity cards show his address as a house in Ajrara. The birth date on all the ID cards is the same.
The police also found that by faking his identity as Dinesh Ravat, he worked in a local hospital as a nursing staff for about a year.
The FIR (number 154/2020) was filed on 6 June at Mundali Police Station on the statement of the woman. The statement says that before Waseem and she became friends, he had told his name to be Dinesh Ravat. One day, he called her to his home and made physical relations with her. When the woman later asked him to marry her, he revealed his real name and said that he was a married man with two children.
“He said I cheated you because I wanted to teach you people me a lesson,” the statement says.
The police booked Waseem under IPC sections 376 (rape), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 506 (criminal intimidation), and launched an investigation.
They found that on his real Facebook account, made in the name of Waseem Ahmed, he has described himself as a reporter for Hindi daily Punjab Kesari.
The police say that Waseem however could produce no identity card for the newspaper when asked.
A look at his account shows that he would share press cuttings daily, some of them saying ‘Waseem Ahmed’ in the byline. The font of the byline however looks different from the content of the reports.
When asked, the investigating police officer said that they had not inquired with Kesari office if he indeed worked there.
The police have also found videos in his phone of his sexual act with the woman which he had circulated in the area.
The officer told this correspondent that when the police interrogated him, Waseem said that he did this all with the motive of shaming a Hindu woman on the Internet. “We asked him if he was part of an organised gang. He said he functioned alone,” the officer said.
After the investigation, the police have filed another case against Waseem (FIR number 153/2020) under IPC sections 419 (cheating by personation) and 420 (cheating), and Section 66 of the Information Technology Act (computer-related offences such as fraud).
This correspondent called up the woman, but her brother requested not to comment on the matter.
Swati Goel Sharma is a senior editor at Swarajya. She tweets at @swati_gs.
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