Rampur, Jan 7: A woman in Rampur district of Uttar Pradesh has accused a man of repeatedly raping and blackmailing her, with a video of the crime, for past one year. The victim mustered the courage to register an FIR after she got pregnant and the accused refused to marry her. Also Read - UP Police Constable Kills Wife, Critically Injures Kids; Jumps Before Train Later

Taking cognizance of the matter, the Rampur police has registered a case against four people. Also Read - Lockdown in Uttar Pradesh Likely to be Extended Till May 24: Reports

“A case has been registered against four people under section 376 IPC . Victim’s statement is being recorded and medical examination is being done,” Sudha Singh ASP Rampur said to news agency ANI. Also Read - Another Dip! UP Records 15,747 Fresh COVID Cases, 312 Deaths in Last 24 Hours

The victim said, “The accused threatened me of uploading the video on internet if I informed anyone about the incident. He raped me for a year by threatening me by showing the video.”

The accused and his family are currently absconding.