New Delhi: Another shocking incident against women come to light after police rescued a 17-year-old girl from her 32-year-old uncle, who allegedly confined her for 24 days and repeatedly raped her. Also Read - PM Modi To Visit Gujarat, Diu Today After Cyclone Tauktae Leaves Trail of Destruction
As per the officials, the girl had gone missing on January 14 and a probe zeroed in on a village in Mehkar tehsil in neighbouring Buldhana district where she was kept. Also Read - Maharashtra Registers 28,438 Fresh COVID Cases, Mumbai Logs Less Than 1000 Cases In Last 24 Hours
“The accused had escaped from the spot along with the girl by the time police arrived. He frequently changed his place of stay to avoid arrest”, news agency PTI quoted Inspector Shyamsunder Kauthale as saying. Also Read - Video | Mumbai's Juhu Beach Remains Deserted As Cyclone Tauktae Wreaks Havoc In Mumbai
On February 8, cops nabbed the accused from a bus stop in Aurangabad and managed to rescue the girl.
In her statement, the girl informed the police that the accused repeatedly raped her and whenever he went out somewhere, he used to lock her inside a room.