The police have arrested the two teenage boys in Palghar district of Maharashtra
The Hush Post: The Maharashtra police have arrested two minor boys for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl in a village.
The cops said the boys, both 17-years-old are students at a local school. The police have detained them on the basis of a complaint from the girl’s parents, a report said.
The victim said she was intercepted by the duo while going back home after from a bank on Friday. The village near Mokhada taluka where the incident occurred is a tribal-dominated area.
A Jawhar police station official Rakesh Pagare said that the two boys stopped their bike upon seeing the girl. They asked her where she was going. The duo then dragged the girl to a set of nearby bushes. There they allegedly raped her before fleeing the crime scene, the report said.
When the victim returned home, she narrated the incident to her parents who gave a complaint to the police. The Palghar police detained the two accused boys on the basis of this complaint. The police have booked them under relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.