Sakat’s sister-in-law alleges molestation

ST Correspondent
Thursday, 31 May 2018

Pune: The sister-in-law of Pooja Sakat, the Dalit girl whose body was found in a well near her house in Koregaon-Bhima last month, has alleged that she was molested by an unknown person on Tuesday night.

According to the FIR filed by the complainant, she was molested at around 8.45 pm in the parking of her building by an unidentified man. The man had covered his face with a white scarf and was wearing a white shirt and black trousers.

Pune: The sister-in-law of Pooja Sakat, the Dalit girl whose body was found in a well near her house in Koregaon-Bhima last month, has alleged that she was molested by an unknown person on Tuesday night.

According to the FIR filed by the complainant, she was molested at around 8.45 pm in the parking of her building by an unidentified man. The man had covered his face with a white scarf and was wearing a white shirt and black trousers.

As per the complainant, Pooja Sakat’s husband and her father-in-law went to the collector’s office on Tuesday afternoon in order to talk about the connection with their rehabilitation. 

She was with her sister-in-law and two children at home.

At around 8.45 pm, sister-in-law of the complainant, along with two children, went to the nearby grocery. The complainant followed them there and decided to return back. 

While she was returning alone, she was confronted by a burly man with a scarf on his face who then molested her. Then, the man fled from the spot after there was the noise of a door being opened.

Suvez Haque, Superintendent of Police, Pune rural police, said, “She has given a complaint and we have registered an FIR as per her version and have started investigating it.”

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