Neighbour rapes 4-year-old girl, held by NM Joshi Marg police

Mumbai: On Saturday evening, the NM Joshi Marg police arrested one person for allegedly raping a four-year-old girl. The accused tried to lure the victim on the pretext of giving her a ball to play with. The incident took place on Saturday evening.

According to the NM Joshi Marg police, “The accused lured the victim to his room on the first floor on the pretext of giving her a ball to play with. Since the accused was a victim’s neighbour, the victim did not hesitate to visit his house.” The mother of the victim, found a change in her behaviour after the sexual assault. On being questioned, the victim told her mother about the incident. Later, the mother approached the NM Joshi police and registered an FIR.

According to Pravin Padwal, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Zone 3, “The accused has been arrested under relevant sections of the law and taken him into custody.”

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