Mumbai : One 55-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly assaulting two minor sisters who were returning home after completing their tuition classes on August 03 evening. One of the victim sisters is said to be mentally challenged. The accused has been identified as Mushtaq Sakarkar, who is employed in Bombay Port Trust.

Ambedkar Nagar resident Sakarkar lured the duo sisters on pretext of giving them meagre amount and took them to his house where he reportedly abused them sexually. The scream of minor girls alerted one passerby, who peeped at the ongoing despicable incident through window of Sakarkar’s house.

The passerby informed one of his female friend (40), who lodged the complained at Cuffe Parade police station. In between, the passerby along with his few friends tried to nab Sakarkar red handed but he somehow managed to give them easy slip and hid to BPT office.

Meanwhile, the city police swung into action and arrested the accused from BPT office, said the investigating officer Anil Rajput, who further informed FPJ that the accused has confessed his crime.

The condition of both the victim sisters is said to be normal and at present they are with their parents after undergoing medical check up at JJ Hospital, said the investigating officer.

“He has been sexually assaulting these sisters for the last 15 days. During interrogation, Sakarkar has confessed that he used to give Rs.15 and Rs. 10 to elder and younger sisters respectively,” Rajput told FPJ.

On Thursday, the accused was produced in Sessions Court that has sent him to police remand for next four days.

Sakarkar has been slapped with relevant sections of IPC besides being charged under POCSO Act.

Meanwhile, in a different case registered at Dindoshi police station, one 44-year-old father has been made accused in a POCSO case for sexually assaulting his own daughter.

The 17-year-old victim was staying with her parents since berth in Dindoshi area. Her father Manish Narshi Bhavani, who runs a construction business in Mumbai, is accused of molesting his 17-year-old daughter, who has been staying with her parents in Dindoshi area since berth.

The accused has not been arrested so far. The matter is under investigation.

Bhavani has been booked under section 376, 223, 504, 506 IPC R/W 3 and 4 of POCSO Act.

Sources told FPJ that in January one case of domestic violence has also been registered against Bhavani in Malad police station.ill June 30, total 446 POCSO cases have been registered with Mumbai police, said DCP (enforcement) Pravinkumar Patil.

Meanwhile, in a different case registered at Dindoshi police station, one 44-year-old father has been made accused in a POCSO case for sexually assaulting his own daughter.

The 17-year-old victim was staying with her parents since berth in Dindoshi area. Her father Manish Narshi Bhavani, who runs a construction business in Mumbai, is accused of molesting his 17-year-old daughter, who has been staying with her parents in Dindoshi area since berth.

The accused has not been arrested so far. The matter is under investigation.

Bhavani has been booked under section 376, 223, 504, 506 IPC R/W 3 and 4 of POCSO Act.

Sources told FPJ that in January one case of domestic violence has also been registered against Bhavani in Malad police station.ill June 30, total 446 POCSO cases have been registered with Mumbai police, said DCP (enforcement) Pravinkumar Patil.

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