NAVSARI: A tantrik and two others have been arrested for allegedly raping two sisters, one among them a minor, from Navsari district of south Gujarat, the police stated on Saturday.
The police from Gandevi city on November three arrested Vishnu Naik and two of his aides based mostly on the FIR lodged by the victims’ father final week, an official stated.
The victims’ father had gotten in contact with the accused, a resident of Nandurbar district of Maharashtra, to resolve some private issues a few months in the past, the official stated.
The accused prompt exorcism of his two daughters and requested him to carry them for rituals, for which he charged Rs 50,000, he stated.
The complainant left his daughters with the tantrik, who raped them on a number of events, and two months after the incident, the household discovered that the ladies have been pregnant, the official stated.
The police raided the tantrik’s house in Nandurbar and arrested him and two of his aides, he stated.
The accused have been booked below varied sections of the Indian Penal Code for rape and kidnapping in addition to provisions of the Safety of Kids from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, he added.