The father and boyfriend of a 17-year-old lady have been arrested for allegedly raping her following which she turned pregnant in Maharashtra, the police mentioned on Monday. The sufferer’s father (51), who labored as a faculty trainer, and her 21-year-old boyfriend, have been arrested on Monday, they mentioned.
The police discovered a lifeless foetus on a roadside in Vasind city of Thane some days in the past. During an investigation, it was discovered that the foetus belonged to the sufferer, assistant police inspector Yogesh Gurav mentioned.
The sufferer and her household earlier lived at Panvel in neighbouring Navi Mumbai. The sufferer bought acquainted with the 21-year-old accused who was their neighbour in Panvel and each had an affair.However, since her relations have been against the connection, they shifted to Vasind however the sufferer and her boyfriend continued to satisfy, the official mentioned.
During questioning, the sufferer informed the police that she was allegedly raped by her father and boyfriend a number of instances following which she turned pregnant, he mentioned.
Based on the sufferer’s assertion, her father and boyfriend have been arrested and a case was registered towards them below IPC Section 376 (rape) and provisions of the POCSO Act, he mentioned.
A DNA take a look at of the accused will probably be performed as a part of additional probe into the case, he mentioned.
(With company inputs)