A 30-year-old man Sameer Muneer Sheikh has been arrested by Nagpur’s Ambazari Police for raping 4-year-old girl residing in his neighbourhood. Sheikh also threatened the girl of killing her mother, in case the girl informs her mother about the rape.
As per the police, between a period May 1 and July 17, on the pretext of showing her ‘cartoon shows,’ Sheikh took the girl with him at his home. He then raped the girl and threatened her. After the girl narrated the incident to her mother, Sheikh hurled abuses at the girl’s mother in front of her house.
Acting on the mother’s complaint, Ambazari Police have booked Sheikh under sections 376(1)(2)(i)(j), 376 (a)(b), 294 and 506 of the IPC and sections 8 and 12 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.