Mi­nor girl raped, friend as­saulted in Pal­ghar

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - HT NAVI MUMBAI -

A mi­nor girl was al­legedly raped while her friend was as­saulted by two youths at Valiv in neigh­bour­ing Pal­ghar district fol­low­ing which the duo has been ar­rested, po­lice said.

The in­ci­dent took place on Fe­bru­ary 25 when the two were taken to a di­lap­i­dated struc­ture by the duo who are from Nala­sopara, as­sis­tant po­lice in­spec­tor, Sud­har­shan Potdar of Valiv po­lice sta­tion said. While one of ac­cused raped the girl, her friend who tried to help her was beaten up. A case un­der rel­e­vant sec­tions of IPC and Pro­tec­tion of Chil­dren from Sex­ual Of­fences Act was reg­is­tered on Fri­day, he added.

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