Three folks have been arrested for allegedly kidnapping and raping a 15-year-old lady in a transferring automobile final month, police stated on Tuesday.
The alleged incident had occurred on July 29 evening when the lady was strolling alone on the Ghatkopar-Mankhurd Hyperlink Street, an official stated.
“A automobile had pulled over close to her whereas she was strolling and three of its occupants pulled her inside, and drove off,” he stated, including that the trio took turns to rape her.
After committing the crime, they dropped her close to the Japanese Specific Freeway, the official stated.
An FIR was registered by Mankhurd police final week. Police traced the trio to Mankhurd-Shivaji Nagar locality and arrested them on August eight.
The accused are recognized as Sonu alias Deepak Singh, 25, Noorul Hasan Nalwar, 25, and Babu Hakim Ansari, 22.
They’ve been charged below numerous sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for rape and abduction, and below the Safety of Youngsters from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, the official stated.
Two of the accused work as electrician and driver whereas the third is unemployed.
“The automobile used within the crime has a taxi allow. The trio is in police custody until August 15. Additional investigation is underway,” stated Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Zone 6, Shashikumar Meena.