A 13-year-old minor girl was raped by four Muslim youths in Miraj located in Maharashtra’s Sangli district on Thursday evening. As per reports, the minor was drugged and then raped by the four, one of who has been arrested by the police based on the complaint registered by the girl’s mother. On the basis of the complaint the accused have been identified as Kamil Nadaf, Farhan Dalait, Furkhan, and Farukh Dalait. As of now only Farhan Dalait has been arrested and charged under various sections of the POSCO Act.
The complaint registered by the girl’s mother states that on Thursday evening the girl was kidnapped by the four accused from near their residence. She was then taken to a room situated behind Miraj’s Masterchef Hotel. Here, the girl had been supposedly been injected a drug to make her unconscious and then raped.
The girl’s mother has stated that she was raped by the four when the girl was in an unconscious state. She has named the four youths in her complaint and demanded that they be given the severest punishment. The condition of the girl, who is receiving treatment at Sangli Civil Hospital, is said to be delicate.
In the meanwhile, it has also come to light that all the four are history sheeters with one of them having been arrested under POSCO earlier. Another among them is an accused in the Miraj riots case. Considering their criminal history, the demand for a speedy investigation and arrest of the accused at the earliest has been placed before police officials.
Miraj City Police Station Senior Police Inspector Raju Tehsildar has stated that they have recorded the girl’s statement as well and have undertaken investigations accordingly. Further, Farhan Dalait has been charged under sections 342, 354, 363, 376, 504, and POSCO Act. While Farhan has been taken into custody, police officials have said that further investigations are ongoing and subsequent action would be initiated on the basis of their investigations.
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