MUMBAI : In a shocking incident, a 12 year old student has been booked by the Mokhada police in Palghar district for allegedly repeatedly raping a 15 year old girl, who stays in the neighbourhood since December 2018. The Mokhada police are in search for the juvenile boy for the crime.
The survivor started to experience severe stomach pains and her parents referred her to a medico, who confirmed that she is three months pregnant, said PSI Pankaj Patil of Mokhada police station.
The shocked parents complained to us and we registered case under Section 376 (rape) of the IPC and also Sections under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSOA), 2012, said Patil. The boy resides in a remote area in Mokhada as it is a hilly terrain and we are tracing him, while we have sent the survivor for a medical examination at the Mokhada Primary Health Centre (PHC) and are awaiting the reports. The survivor stays at home and left studies and helps in household chores while we do not know the educational background of the juvenile,said Patil.