Mapusa: In separate incidents, two rapes involving minor girls were reported at the Mapusa police station. The accused in the individual cases have been arrested.
On the night of Thursday, parents of a 16-year-old girl registered a complaint stating that Sharvan Nishad, 35, resident of Madel, Thivim, raped their minor daughter. According to the complaint, the accused lured the victim to his flat at Madel on November 19 and then raped her. Police sources said the accused was known to the victim as he was a relative.
The victim informed her parents about the incident on Thursday. Acting on the complaint Mapusa police have arrested the accused.
In another incident, a four-year-old was also raped by her relative. Parents of the victim lodged a complaint against their relative Sunil Singh, 35, resident of Ruzzaiwado, Duler, that he sexually assaulting their daughter on November 23, police sources said. The minor was taken to a doctor on Thursday after she complained of pain in her private parts. Examination confirmed that she had sustained injuries on her private parts.
Mapusa police have arrested the accused. Further investigation into both cases is on.