October 9, 2020 4:26:07 am
A 12-year-old lady who was allegedly raped by three minor cousins over a interval of 5 months in Navsari district was admitted to hospital the place it was revealed that she was 4 months pregnant.
In one other incident within the district, a 13-year-old lady was allegedly raped by her cousin’s good friend after blackmailing her on October 3. In response to police, he additionally circulated obscene pictures of the lady on social media.
Within the first incident, the lady, daughter of a farm labourer, was raped by certainly one of her cousins when she was alone at dwelling. Later he advised this to 2 different cousins who additionally allegedly raped her after threatening her to not disclose the matter to her mom. All of the accused are under 18 years.
Just a few days in the past, the lady had a abdomen ache following which her mom took her to hospital. On examination, the docs advised the mom that the lady was 4 months pregnant. She was shifted to a different hospital for additional remedy on Wednesday night time.
On Thursday afternoon, police reached the hospital and took statements of the lady and her mother and father. “We now have registered an offence of rape in opposition to the three boys. They’re absconding and can be arrested quickly.” The juveniles have been booked beneath the POCSO Act.
Within the second incident, police arrested the 21-year-old accused on Thursday after getting his Covid-19 take a look at performed and booked him beneath IPC sections 363, 366 and 376 (2) (j) (3), in addition to sections 3 (a) and Four of the POCSO Act and Sections 66(e) of the IT Act.
Police mentioned on October 3, the accused known as the lady and advised her that her cousin’s pictures had been in his cell phone and she or he ought to meet him if he ought to delete them. The lady met him outdoors the village from the place he took her on his motorcycle to a secluded place. The accused confirmed her cousin’s pictures on his cell phone and advised her that if she needed them to be deleted, she had abide by what he says. The accused then raped her and took pictures on his cell phone, which he shared in a while social media, police mentioned.
The lady’s mom obtained to know concerning the pictures by a relative and requested the lady who revealed concerning the ordeal.
The mom then reached the police station on Wednesday and lodged a criticism of rape.
“We arrested the accused immediately after getting his Covid-19 take a look at. We now have performed the medical examination of the lady and the accused,” police mentioned.
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