In a shocking incident, a minor girl was kidnapped and gangraped twice in the same night on July 29 in the orange city.
Sitabuldi police have arrested the mastermind in the case who is an auto driver along with three other accused.
Three of the accused are identified as Shahnawaz alias Sana Md Rashid (25), a resident of Masum Shah Takia, Md Tausif Md Yusuf (26), Md Mushir (23), a resident of Bakramandi.
According to the reports, the 17-year-old victim after being scolded by sister-in law left her home on July 29 night and reached Medical Square. A known auto driver dropped her in Sitabuldi.
There the mastermind of the case Sana saw the girl. After talking with her, he found that girl was disturbed.
He told the girl that he would help her and asked her to sit in his auto. He took the girl towards Mominpura an on the way he offered her liquor. After consuming liquor he took the girl to a room and called his three-four friends.
The four persons including Sana raped the girl. After that he dropped the girl at Mayo Hospital Square. There two auto drivers saw the girl. They also raped the girl in the auto and fled from th spot. Frightened by the incident, the girl asked for help at Mayo Square. Two bike riders dropped her at railway station when she told them that she wanted to go to Mumbai.
At late night, GRP patrolling squad found the girl on the station premises. Founding something suspicious they sent her to women juvenile home.
The minor narrated the story before the child welfare committee. On the information of committee, GRP recorded statement of the minor.
It was revealed that the girl was kidnapped from Manas Square and gang raped.
Police came to know from the girl that Sana is the mastermind of the case. GRP API Omprakash Bhalavi and his team took Sana and his two friends into custody and informed Sitabuldi police.
Under the guidance of officiating DCP Vivek Masal and ACP Jadhav PI Atul Sabnis started inves tigation. Sitabuldi police arrested the fourth associ ate of Sana and registered case of rape, kidnapping, atrocities and under POCSO Act. Later, the women family members of the accused reached police station but they were sent back.
The victim was gangraped for the second time as well. Earlier, she was made a victim on Imamwada police station premises. She had returned home after spending several days in the women’s juvenile home.
But due to strictness by the family members, she used to have a rift. Four of the six accused involved in the crime are auto drivers, while two are said to be porters. All are active at the railway station.