Case registered against man for sexually assaulting minor girl in Maharashtra's Ulhasnagar Railway Station

A man has been arrested for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old minor girl in the premises of Ulhasnagar Railway Station in Maharashtra, the Railway Police said.


ANI | Thane (Maharashtra) | Updated: 12-09-2021 18:01 IST | Created: 12-09-2021 18:01 IST
Case registered against man for sexually assaulting minor girl in Maharashtra's Ulhasnagar Railway Station
Quaiser Khalid, the Railway Police Commissioner. (Photo/ANI). Image Credit: ANI
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A man has been arrested for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old minor girl in the premises of Ulhasnagar Railway Station in Maharashtra, the Railway Police said. The accused has been identified as Shrikant Gaikwad.

Railway Police Commissioner Quaiser Khalid said: "The incident took place on Friday night when the victim was returning home from the skywalk of the Ulhasnagar station with her two friends. After the accused threatened her friends with a hammer, both of them ran away. He then took the victim to a remote part of the station premises where he sexually assaulted her. She was kept there all night by him." Later in the morning, the victim went to the Kalyan Government Railway Police (GRP) station and a case against the accused was registered under sections 324,341,342,363,376,504,506 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Protection of Children From Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) Act.

As per the police, the accused was captured on Saturday with the help of CCTV cameras at the station. The police said that the accused has many cases registered against him.

"We are forming a team for investigation. It will collect the evidence. We are also talking to the victim's friends. We are trying our best to help victim get justice and to ensure that the accused gets a punishment as well," added Khalid. (ANI)

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