PALGHAR: A 16-year-old tribal woman was allegedly raped by a person when she took her cattle for grazing in a discipline in Maharashtra’s Palghar district, a police official mentioned on Sunday.
The incident passed off at Manor within the district on October 21, he mentioned.
Whereas the woman was out within the discipline along with her cattle, the person dragged her to the bushes and allegedly raped her, the official mentioned.
Based mostly on a police grievance filed by the sufferer, a case was registered in opposition to the accused on Friday beneath Indian Penal Code Part 376 (rape) and provisions of the Safety of Youngsters from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, he mentioned.
No arrest has been made thus far, he added.