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Mumbai rape: Constable in police custody
April 22, 2005 15:38 IST
The police constable arrested on charges of raping a minor girl at a police post in south Mumbai was remanded in police custody till May three by a local court.
A metropolitan magistrate remanded him under Section 376 (punishment for rape) of the Indian Penal Code.
Sunil More had allegedly raped the 16-year-old girl at Meghdoot police post at Marine Drive on Thursday evening.
Soon after his arrest on Thursday night, More was taken to a hospital for medical examination and the report is yet to come, the police told the magistrate.
According to the police, the girl had come to the area with her friends and was walking down the promenade at the Marine Drive, when the constable called her inside the post and allegedly assaulted her physically.