Thane: Four persons, including two women, were booked in Thane for allegedly stripping down a minor girl, police said on Saturday.
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The incident occurred on 29 June at around 11 pm in Western Park locality in Bhayander, where the accused caught hold of the victim with whom they had some previous scuffle, assistant police inspector of Kashimira Police Station Govind Borade told PTI.
The four abused the victim, aged around 17, in her neighbourhood and then allegedly disrobed her in full public view, the officer said, quoting the complaint filed by the girl on Friday.
All the accused are in the age group of 25-30 years and no arrest has been made so far in connection with the incident. The victim is stated to be under extreme fear, he said.
A case under IPC sections 354 (criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) and relevant sections of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.