Mumbai: A court on Friday sent the accused in Spanish girl rape case to police custody till November 16. The accused, Mohammad Badshah alias Mohammed Ismail Ansari, was on Friday sent to police custody by a magistrate court a day after the victim identified him as the one who robbed and sexually assaulted her after breaking into her flat in suburban Bandra in early hours of Monday.
Ansari faces charges of forcing his entry into the rented flat of the 27-year-old victim, a musician, at Perry Cross Road in suburban Bandra, and allegedly robbing and raping her at knife point. He was arrested on November 6. A day later, he was produced in a court and the police sought his judicial custody for conducting his identification parade.
Ansari has been booked for various offences including Sections 452 (house trespass), 392 (robbery), 376 (rape), 377 (unnatural sex) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code. Incidentally, Ansari had been arrested on October 27 for committing robbery at the residence of Bollywood actor Dino Morea. He was later granted bail in this case.