12 YO repeatedly rapes, impregnates neighbour

Palghar: In a shocking incident reported from Maharashtra’s Palghar district a 10-year-old minor girl was allegedly repeatedly raped by a minor boy of the same village impregnating her.

The accused aged 12 was booked after the victim’s family lodged a complaint against him the police said, News18 reports.

“Both the minors are neighbours. As per the complaint, the boy had been raping the girl since the last four months,” an official of Mokhada police station said.

The incident came to light only few days back when the victim complained of stomach pain.

When the victim was taken for a medical checkup the doctors revealed the minor was girl pregnant.

After knowing the accused, the victim’s parents filed a complaint against him.

The accused was booked under IPC sections 376 (rape) and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) the police official added.

The police are investigating the case while no arrests have been made so far.