Minor girl raped, friend assaulted in Palghar
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.