In a horrifying incident, Dad’s friend sexually assaults 8-year-old daughter in Pimpri slum
While the minor girl’s mother went for work, he barged into their house in a slum and sexually assaulted the eight-year-old. A teenage girl from their neighbourhood found the eight-year-old girl crying near the house. The child opened up to the teenager, who informed the child's mother.pune Updated: May 17, 2018 22:11 IST
An eight-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by her father's friend, two years after her younger sister was raped by another man in the same house.
The accused, identified as Govind Bhagwan Adsud, 30, is a resident of a slum area in Pimpri and has been remanded to police custody till May 25.
The victim also lives in the same area.
"Her father is at his native place because of an illness and her mother works as a cook in the morning and a maid in the afternoon. The mother (on Monday) returned from her morning work, made tea for the girl and took a nap, after which, she left for work again," said police sub-inspector (PSI) Ratnamala Sawant of Pimpri police station. After she left, Adsud came to their house and assaulted the child.
A teenage girl from their neighbourhood found the eight-year-old girl crying near the house. The child opened up to the teenager, who informed the child's mother. "The mother learned about the incident on Monday evening, informed her husband on Tuesday and a case was registered on Wednesday," PSI Sawant said.
A case under Section 376 (sexual assault), 506 (criminal intimidation) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Sections 3 and 4 of Protection of Children against Sexual Offence (POCSO), 2012 was registered against Adsud at Pimpri police station.
17-year-old attacked by man accused of sexually assaulting her earlier
On Wednesday, a man was arrested for attacking a minor girl, who was avoiding communication with him after he allegedly sexually assaulted her in an earlier incident. The latest incident happened on Monday.
Six months ago, the 17-year-old girl was taken to a hotel and sexually assaulted by Shahrukh Sheikh, 22, a divorcee and a resident of Bhosari.
"The girl had been avoiding him ever since, but he kept on trying to contact her. On Tuesday, he attacked her with a blade. She then decided to file a police complaint," said PSI Rupali Patil of Bhosari police station, who is investigating the case.
Sheikh was arrested under Section 376, 307 (attempted murder) of IPC and relevant sections of POCSO. He is in police custody till May 19.
First Published: May 17, 2018 22:10 IST