Nagpur : Crime is gradually according the most distorted face in the so called civilized society when the incidents of rape of minor are being reported every other day. In yet another shameful act, a youth and an elderly man have been arrested for raping a 25-year-old girl and a 2-and-a-half-year-old girl in separate incidents.
A 2-year-old girl approached Ajni police on Monday and lodged a complaint against a youth who allegedly raped her. As per the statement given by the victim, the accused Mangesh alias Guddu Manohar Durugkar (25), a resident of Ladikar layout, putting up with Thakur’s residence, near Jangid Sabhagruha, Hudkeshwar, forcefully took her with him by threatening her with some sharp-edged weapon on Monday at around 4.30 am. He took her to a deserted place and allegedly raped her. Later, he threatened her of dire consequences if she narrates the incidence to anyone. However, the girl dared to stand for herself and approached Ajni police.
Cops have registered an offence under sections 376, 504 (b) of the IPC read with sub sections 135 MPA and arrested Mangesh.
In another incident, an elderly man was arrested for allegedly raping a two-and-a-half-year-old girl on September 20. As per details, the little girl was playing in front of her house and went to the Raju Sitaram Marshettiwar’s (50) house. However, the man with evil intentions took the girl in privacy and raped her. The girl ran to her house and later narrated the incidence to her mother who in turn approached Sadar police on Monday.
On the basis of the complaint by the victim’s mother, Sadar police registered an offence under Sections 376 (1) (i) (j) of the IPC read with sub sections 5 (m) and 6 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012 and arrested Raju.