Mumbai: Minor girl raped by father, brother in Dharavi; accused arrested

Staff ReporterUpdated: Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 04:20 PM IST
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The Dharavi police in Mumbai have arrested a father and son for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl. The police during the investigation found the father had been raping her for over two years while her brother had also raped her 2 years ago.

The father (43) and son (20) were arrested on Monday.

The girl in her statement to the police said that she informed her teacher and principal about the atrocities being committed against her since 2019, after which they approached the police to register a case. "The victim claims that she was raped by her father two years ago after he saw her sleeping alone. Similarly, on January 25, 2019, she was raped by her brother, while asleep in their house" said a police officer.

The Dharavi police have registered a case under sections of the Indian penal code and relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual offence Act, 2012.

Balwant Patil, Senior police inspector, Dharavi police station said that further investigation into the matter is going on.

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