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Maha: 3 arrested for raping teen in Thane, one absconding

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

Three persons were arrested in in Maharashtra's district for allegedly raping a teenage girl several times, police said Sunday.

K D Jadhav of station said the 14-year-old girl was acquainted with one of the accused, Jamil alias Bullan (58) as she used to purchase cosmetics from his handcart.

"Jamil along with others raped the girl on multiple occasions between June last year and January 9 this year. She revealed her ordeal to her mother who filed a complaint on Friday," Jadhav said.

He identified the others arrested, apart from Jamil, as Shahnavaz Khan (19) and (23), adding that a fourth person, Firoz Siddiqui, was wanted in the case.

"We have charged the accused under relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act. They have been remanded in police custody for six days," he informed.

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First Published: Sun, January 13 2019. 13:20 IST