3-year-old girl from Mumbai gangraped by 2 minor boys

A case registered under the POCSO Act and the two boys have been sent to a correctional home, said the Senior Police Inspector, Kasturba Marg police station.

3-year-old girl from Mumbai gangraped by 2 minor boys
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In a horrific incident, a three-year-old girl from Mumbai has been allegedly  gangraped by two minor boys, said the city police on November 21, 2020. A case has been registered against them under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) section 376 and  the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, said the official.

Addressing the media, the Senior Police Inspector, Kasturba Marg Police Station said, "A complaint was received from a woman alleging gang-rape of her three-year-old daughter by two minor boys. The case was registered under IPC section 376 and the POCSO Act. The accused have been sent to a correctional home."

The two accused were known to be familiar with the girl's family, as per the police.

According to reports, two cases of sexual assault and one gang rape, all involving minor survivors, were reported in the city in the last week. While Mumbai had recorded the second-highest number of cases under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act in 2019, far fewer incidents have been reported this year.

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