Mumbai: 16-year-old girl raped at knifepoint in Mulund, one arrested – Times of India


MUMBAI: A 21-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl at knifepoint at her house in a slum area in the eastern suburb of Mulund, police said on Monday.
The crime took place on Sunday. The incident came to light when the girl informed her parents after they returned home, following which a complaint was lodged.
The victim knew the accused and they lived in the same locality. The accomplice of the accused is absconding.
The accused along with his friend entered the victim’s house when she was alone and allegedly raped her at knifepoint and fled the scene, reported PTI quoting official.
With the help of technical evidence, one of the accused was nabbed from Mulund within hours, while a hunt is on for another accused, he said.
“The victim’s identity has not been revealed to protect her privacy as per Supreme Court directives on cases related to sexual assault”

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