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Maharashtra’s Social and Justice Minister denies rape charge, says ‘woman trying to blackmail’

Maharashtra: Social and Justice Minister of Maharashtra Dhananjay Munde has refuted a rape allegation levelled by a 38-year-old woman but said that he had been in a relationship with her sister since 2003.

Quoting Munde’s Facebook post, NDTV report said that the NCP leader claimed that the woman and her sister were trying to blackmail him and extort money from him. He said that he had also filed a complaint with the police in November 2020.

Dhananjay Munde said that he had been in a relationship with the woman since 2003 and has two children with her. The minister said that their relationship was also accepted by his family.

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