Six-year-old girl raped by neighbour
A 30-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl on Friday. The accused and the girl are neighbours.
The girl was playing near her house at Kolshewadi in Kalyan around 9pm. The accused, who was standing in the passage, took girl to his home.
A police officer from Kolshewadi police station said, “The accused has been identified as Sagar Punjaji Bharude and does odd jobs. After the incident, the accused threatened and thrashed the girl. He knows the girl’s family.”
He added, “We have arrested the accused and he will be soon produced in court. We will also send him for medical examination. We have booked the accused under section 376 of the Indian Penal Code and Prevention of Children from Sexual Protection Act 2012 (POCSO).”