Hingna Police has arrested the accused who exploited a 16-year-old minor girl for eight months by threatening to kill her.
The arrested accused has been identified as Sumeet Somlal Madavi (age 20, resident of Hingna). He works as a herder. The accused and the girl lives in a village in Hingna taluka. Between 2 PM on 26 October 2022 and 4 PM on 15 May 2023, the accused exploited the minor girl by forcibly establishing physical relations against her will. The accused threatened to kill her if she told anyone about this.
Afraid of the accused Sumit’s threat, the minor girl did not tell anyone about this. But as she could not bear the torture of the accused, the minor girl informed her father about the incident on Tuesday; based on the complaint given by her father, Hingna police registered a case against the accused, Sumit, under section 376 (2) (1) (n), 506 (b), sub-sections 4, 6, POCSO Act and arrested the accused Sumit. The Hingna police are conducting further investigation.