Goa BJP MLA Mon­ser­rate to be tried for rape

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - Times Sport -

AGoa court on Thurs­day or­dered BJP’s Panaji MLA, Atana­sio Mon­ser­rate, to stand trial for al­legedly rap­ing a teenage girl in 2016 and framed charges against him un­der the strin­gent Pocso Act. The trial will be­gin from Oc­to­ber 17, re­ports Bindiya Chari. While the sur­vivor had al­leged that her mother had sold her to Mon­ser­rate for Rs 50 lakh, po­lice did not find suf­fi­cient ev­i­dence to name her mother as an ac­cused.

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