Kedar Dighe was appointed as the district president of Thane by Uddhav Thackeray, on July 31.
The police said Kapoor allegedly raped an employee of Mumbai’s top hotel when he was lodged there. The case was filed on August 1.
The complainant said Dighe had threatened her with dire consequences if she filed a complaint against Kapoor.
The police said that Kapoor and Dighe were booked under Section 376 (Rape) and 506 (Criminal intimidation) of the IPC.
With inputs from ANI
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