In a shocking incident, a 35-year-old woman, a resident of Thane city in Mumbai was allegedly rape for several years by a self-styled godman 'Baba' on the pretext of freeing her from the ‘cursed black magic’. The accused Baba's wife was also an equal partner of the heinous crime and had made videos of the rapes and the two had extorted close to Rs 2 lakh from her as well.
The woman is a resident of Dahisar, Thane district had met the 'baba' Noor Shaikh in Rabodi area of Thane through recommendation by one of her relatives. Shaikh told her she is a victim of a black magic curse and if she wanted to rid her of the evil, she would have to pay him money for the rituals.
The accused then took around Rs 1,48,000 from the victim and another Rs 30,000 from the victim's mother. The baba's wife told the victim that her mother-in-law had cursed her with 'black magic'.
Later, the accused self-styled godman Noor Shaikh repeatedly raped the victim for three years between 2015-2018. When the victim opposed the accused, the accused’s wife Rubina threatened her to viral her rape video that she had film. “We have your obscene video clips, so do whatever we say or we will make them go viral on social media,” the accused wife said.
Finally, after several of sexual assault, the woman turned up at Rabodi police station and filed a complaint against the accused couple. A case was registered against the Noor Shaikh and his wife Rubina under charges of molestation, rape and cheating. Rabodi police have arrested both the accused and an investigation is underway.
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