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Mumbai: 15-year-old girl allegedly kidnapped, raped in Goregaon; case filed

Updated on: 21 May,2024 12:49 PM IST  |  Mumbai
Samiullah Khan |

The Goregaon Police spotted the 15-year-old girl & tried to trace her family; she then using sign language informed about the sexual assault.

Mumbai: 15-year-old girl allegedly kidnapped, raped in Goregaon; case filed

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Mumbai: 15-year-old girl allegedly kidnapped, raped in Goregaon; case filed

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped and raped, said Amboli Police. The cops are looking for the unidentified accused and have registered a case against him under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and POCSO Act. 

According to the information received, the minor is a person with mental and speech disability. She went missing on May 20 and when she could not be traced, her mother filed a complaint with Amboli Police who filed a case of kidnapping and a search operation was launched. 

Concurrently, the Goregaon Police had spotted the minor and they tried to trace her family. While they questioned her about her family, using sign language, she informed the police about the sexual assault. Taking cognisance of the issue, the police took her to Cooper Hospital for medical examination and the doctor revealed she was raped. 

An official from Amboli Police told mid-day, "We have registered an FIR against unknown accused under Sections 363, 376 (2) (I) (L) of the Indian Penal Code and Sections 6, 10 and 12 of the POCSO Act."

"We are trying to identify the accused, however, we are encountering difficulties. We are investigating the case with every possible angle and analysing CCTV footage to trace the accused," the officer added.

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