24-year-old mentally challenged girl raped

Sakal Times
Thursday, 20 July 2017

The accused was identified as Ashok Shelar, a resident of Tadiwala slum. He works as a plumber and is the victim’s next-door neighbour. According to Bund Garden police, the crime took place on Wednesday afternoon. Shelar went to her house  and took her to his house where he sexually assaulted her

Pune: A 24-year-old mentally challenged girl was allegedly raped by a 65-year-old man on Wednesday at Bund Garden. A complaint in this regard was registered at Bund Garden police station after which the accused was arrested.

The accused was identified as Ashok Shelar, a resident of Tadiwala slum. He works as a plumber and is the victim’s next-door neighbour. According to Bund Garden police, the crime took place on Wednesday afternoon. Shelar went to her house  and took her to his house where he sexually assaulted her.

MM Mujawar, Police Inspector, Bund Garden police station, said, “Shelar  raped the girl assuming that she will not be able to tell about it to anybody as she was mentally challenged. However, she informed her sister who in turn informed her mother, who approched us.” The accused was produced in court on Thursday and remanded in police custody till Wednesday.

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