Mumbai: Two teens allegedly rape minor girl in Chembur, held

17 May,2024 09:04 AM IST |  Mumbai  |  Samiullah Khan

The accused, who also reside in Chembur, were caught and sent to Dongri Children`s Correction home, Mumbai Police official said.

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A 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two boys aged 14 and 15 years in the Chembur area. The duo was booked and detained by the Chembur police and were sent to the Dongri Children's Correction Home. The incident happened on Tuesday night.

According to the police sources the minor and the accused boys resided in the same locality; she was going back to her home around 10 pm after playing with her friend when the accused caught her and forcibly took her to the first floor of one of the accused's house and where the duo sexually assaulted her turn by turn. The duo threatened her with death if she spoke about the incident with anyone before letting her go.

The minor girl was very scared and seeing her uncomfortable behaviour, her elder sister became suspicious. After taking her into confidence, the minor girl spoke about the sexual assault. Her sister immediately reported the incident to the police, an official said.

A medical examination was conducted at the Rajawadi hospital; based on the medical report and the complaint of the elder sister of the minor, a case under Sections 376, 376(2) (R) and 376DB of the Indian Penal Code and Sections 4, 10 and 12 of POSCO Act was registered under the accused.

The accused were caught and sent to Dongri Children's Correction home the officer added.

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