Nagpur: In an audacious act, two youths chased a 17-year old girl and molested her in full public view in Sakkardara area here on Tuesday night. Moreover, when the girl refused to sit on their motorcycle, accused duo abused her in filthy language and threatened her of dire consequences. The accused also thrashed the girl’s brother when he tried to prevail upon them. Both the accused have reportedly been arrested.
The 17-year old girl was returing home after work around 8 pm on Tuesday. Midway, the two accused Ajay Vijay Mishra (26) and Pankaj Prabhakar Sathavane (25), both residents of Somwari Quarters, near Gajanan Mandir, chased the girl and intercepted her in front of Vicky Panthela, near Somwari Quarters. They caught hold of the girl’s hand in indecent manner and asked her to sit on their bike. The accused also asked her to disclose her mobile phone number. When the girl refused, they abused her in vulgar language and threatened her of dire consequences. Scared of the threat, she along with her brother tried to prevail upon the pervert accused. But the accused duo thrashed brother severely. The victimised girl finally registered a case against the accused with Sakkardara Police Station.
PSI M G Orke booked the accused Ajay Mishra and Pankaj Sathavane under Sections 354(D), 323, 504, 506, 34 of the IPC read with Sections 11, 12 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act and reportedly arrested them.