Mumbai: In a shocking incident a teenage girl was repeatedly raped by her minor school mate friend in the premises of school in Mumbai’s Juhu area today.
According to police, a 15-year-old girl was repeatedly raped by her minor friend from the same school located in Juhu here which leads into the pregnancy of the girl.
Police said, the crime had taken place on the school premises that it came into limelight on November 21st, when the girl was taken to a hospital and was found to be 13-weeks pregnant.
The investigation officer told media persons, “The victim and the accused, knew each other who studied in the same school. They established physical relationship inside the girls toilet of their school in August.”
Police further said, the accused started calling the victim regularly and forced her to keep sexual relations with him by threatening to reveal their status to their school friends.
“The girl had told her mother about the health issues she had suffered in the past couple of months. The mother took her to hospital, where doctors found the girl to be 13-weeks pregnant.”
Shocked parents of the victim contacted Juhu Police station after which the girl’s statement was recorded and based on her complaint.
The offence has been registered at Juhu police station under Sections 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 376 (rape) and 506 r/w 4, 8 (criminal intimidation) of the IPC as well as under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.