Shakti Mills gangrape case: Convict Akash Jadhav externed for two years

He was released in 2017 but was booked for another crime including one for attempted murder

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In connection with the Shakti Mills compound rape case, Mumbai police banished 22-year-old Akash Jadhav in May 2018. He was convicted of raping a call centre employee in 2013 at the Shakti Mill compound. He was 17 years of age at the time of the crime.

In July 2014, Juvenile Justice Board had convicted two minors, out of which, Jadhav was sent to Nashik Borstal School for the period of three years. He was then released in 2017 but was booked for another crime including one for attempted murder.

Jadhav has been externed from the territories of Greater Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai for two years,” said Virendra Mishra, DCP, Zone 3.

Under section 56(1) of the Bombay (Maharashtra) Police Act, the police have the power to extern any criminal if he poses a threat to society.

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