A five-year-old girl has been raped by a mechanic who came to repair the AC in Navi Mumbai’s Taloja Parishar in the lift of the building.
Meanwhile, police have arrested 19-year-old Mohammad Akhtar Mathar Hussain for allegedly sexually assaulting a five-year-old girl outside a building of Taloja police station in Navi Mumbai.
Senior Police Inspector of the Taloja Police station, Jitendra Sonawane said, “A 5-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a 19-year-old man, identified as Mohd Akhtar Mathar Hussain in Taloja, Raigad district.”
The accused carried out the incident after fixing the AC in one of the rooms. The accused saw a five-year-old girl playing in the parking lot and looked around where there was no one and raped the girl child.
“The accused picked the victim while playing, and sexually assaulted her inside a lift. The accused is an AC mechanic and was visiting a nearby flat. Seeing no one around, he took the girl to the lift, forced himself on the victim inside the lift, and sexually assaulted her,” Sonawane said.
Even the security guard of the building was also not present and later he took the girl to the lift, while the accused forced the child into the lift and sexually assaulted her.
Moreover, the accused has been arrested and under the POCSO act, the case has been registered.
“The accused was brought to the police station. A case under sections 8 and 376 of IPC and POCSO has been registered against the accused and he has been arrested,” Sonawane said.
However, the accused will be produced in court on Friday and taken on police remand. At present, the victim girl is being treated in the hospital.