Palghar : A minor girl from Bangar Chola village under Manor police station in Palghar district was sexually violated while she was going to the forest to graze cattle. The accused in the case has absconded.
The accused is a relative of the victim. A case has been registered against him at Manor police station. He had threatened to kill the girl if she told anyone about the incident. As a result, she did not immediately inform the family of what had happened. After she told about the incident on Friday, the parents reached Manor Police Station and lodged a complaint against the accused. A case has been registered in the police station under sections 376 and 556 of the Indian Penal Code. The accused is said to be hiding in the forest. He will be arrested soon, police said.