A 35-year-old film spot boy was arrested on Saturday for allegedly raping his 13-year-old sister-in-law for the past six months.
Tejendra Ahire, who works as a spot boy at Film City in Goregaon, was arrested on Saturday night.
“He has been remanded to police custody until May 26. Further investigations are on,” said Ramrao Pawar, additional commissioner of police (North Region).
The police said the victim is from a village near Nagpur. She was visiting her brother in the city and came to Mumbai last October. She had been staying at Charkop with her brother who gives private tuitions. Her sister, who is married to Ahire, lived in Aarey colony.
The Aarey sub-colony police said the incident came to light few days ago. “The victim’s brother observed that she used to remain disturbed, silent and had withdrawn herself from social activities. When he questioned the girl about it, she broke down and told him about it,” said an officer.
He lodged a complaint with the police following which the arrest was made. “The victim had also visited her sister,” said another officer.
“She said she was raped twice at her brother’s house in Charkop and later at Ahire’s residence in Aarey colony,” the officer added.