Youth held for rape

Panjim Town Police has arrested one Rohit Shahpurkar of Santa Cruz for kidnapping and rape of a minor girl of 14 years. He has been booked under section 363 of IPC and under the Goa Children’s Act and is presently in police custody.

PSI Narayan Chimulkar, “The father of the girl filed a complaint with us at 7.30 pm on Tuesday and both, the girl and youth were found at around 10.30 pm in Panjim. Her father said the girl was missing since 11 pm, Monday.”

Chimulkar said from what the father has said it appears that the youth was known to the girl and she was ‘friendly’ to him.

 “We sent her for medical check-up, which suggested that there was sexual intercourse on the basis of which the youth has been booked for rape,” he stated. [H]