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Gujarat: Stepfather, 75-year-old man rape minor girl; booked

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 26 January 2020, 13:27 IST
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It seems Gujarat is slowly turning into a safe haven for criminals with the rising rate of crimes against a woman the city under the nose of police. A shocking incident of sexual assault has come to fore, where a 75-year-old man and the stepfather of a minor girl allegedly raped her on multiple occasions. The police have arrested the 75-year-old man, identified as Mukesh, the girl's stepfather, another accused is on run.

According to a Times of India report, the 75-year-old man was arrested by the woman police station in Surat City on Thursday for repeatedly raping the minor girl for over three years. The victim's stepfather has also allegedly raped her on multiple occasions.

As per the report, after her father's death, the minor girl and her mother started living with one Nilesh, who works as a bus driver with private tour operators, for five years. In her complaint, the victim alleged that the arrested man's son had also raped her. She further alleged that Mukesh had impregnated her and later given her medicines to abort the pregnancy.

Later Nilesh learned that the girl was pregnant after being raped by Mukesh, he also started 'raping' her.

Unable to bear the sexual torture, the girl narrated her ordeals to her mother, who was suffering from blood cancer. But the ordeal continued as her ailing mother did not pay attention to her words.

Her mother died in October 2019.

On the other hand, Mukesh was arrested and a case was registered against him.

Meanwhile, the girl was sent for medical examinations and she would be sent to a children's home.

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First published: 26 January 2020, 13:27 IST