In what seems to be a major embarrassment to the BJP government, a local BJP leader was caught on CCTV footage while forcibly kissing a woman passenger that was travelling from Nagpur to Chandraur area of Gadchiroli district, Maharashtra. The video is now going viral on social media. The man is recognized as BJP leader Ravindra Bawanthade, who is kissing the lady in movie bus.
The woman alleged that the BJP leader promised her a job and assured marriage before raping her in the back seat of the bus that was packed with other passengers.
The kissing seen was caught on CCTV camera installed inside the coach of the bus. As the video went viral, the woman approached the police and filed rape case against Ravindra Bawanthade. BJP in alliance with Shiv Sena, is in power in Maharashtra.
The case has been booked against BJP leader for outraging the modesty of a woman and rape. The police said, he was arrested by Nagbhid police at Bramhapuri on Tuesday morning and has been remanded in police custody till 6th July.