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Medical report confirms rape of 16-yr-old

Vijay Singh in Mumbai | April 22, 2005 17:46 IST
Last Updated: April 22, 2005 23:23 IST


A medical examination of the 16-year, who was allegedly raped by a police constable on Thursday in Mumbai, has confirmed that she was indeed assaulted physically.

The girl from Chembur was taking a walk on the promenade along the Marine Drive with two boys, when Sunil More summoned them to a police chowky under the Marine Drive bridge.

After asking the boys to leave, he bolted the door and allegedly raped the girl.

Hearing her screams, passers-by forced their way into the chowky and showered blows on the cop.

"He always harasses the locals and he also used to come drunk for duty. Just because of his uniform, none of us confronted him," said Mrs. Y D'Souza, who works in a nearby building.

D'Souza also helped the girl inform her family of the incident.

"When a policemen, who is deputed for our security, does something like this, what are we to expect from others?" said D'Souza.

Though two constables are supposed to be on beat, More was alone on Thursday.

The police say that More has got into trouble before.

"Many cases have been reported against him earlier. Though it is true that his relatives are in the department, he has been reprimanded before for not reporting for duty and once for being drunk while on duty," said Joint Commissioner of Police, Law and Order, Ahmad Javed.

More has been remanded in police custody for three days.

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister R R Patil said the Mumbai Crime Branch will probe the incident.

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Sub: what the police officials hav to say?

it is a matter of shame for the police department that instead of the serious trauma suffered by the girl they still hav to say ...


Posted by Neetu





Sub: Hang till death

He should be hanged to death. It should be an example to other police officers who indulge in these kind of activities. Police is behind ...


Posted by prashant





Sub: Constable rapes a girl!!!

Should have been shot at the sight... These various scum have made the country still in the "developing countries" list.


Posted by Nipun





Sub: rape and acid attack

Crime commited by sunil more constable is rarest of rare crime and hence he should be given capital punishment. also no one is looking for ...


Posted by sunil sawai





Sub: vulgar behaviour

As I had seen an incident of Dhanun jay.His behaviour is similar.I have to see how the government functions as the law for one individual ...


Posted by satish




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