Free Press Journal

Man held for raping minor girl


Mumbai: A 50- year-old man has been arrested by the Byculla police on Saturday for raping a minor girl repeatedly for the past six months and impregnating her.

The accused is a resident of Ghodapdeo Modi compound at Reay Road. The victim was staying with Chaiwala for the past six months after her house was demolished in a nearby slum.

According to the First Information Report (FIR) registered by the police, “The victim was raped repeatedly for the past eight months at the residence of the accused.

The accused had threatened her that if she would report the matter to the police or tell anybody about the incident, she would have to pay for her life. Fearing for her life, the victim did not inform anyone about it.            -Staff reporter