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Nandanvan Police recently arrested a middle-aged man for raping a 10-year-old girl. The 45-year-old man, Manoj Janardhan Bhise, is a neighbour of the victim who stays with her maternal grandmother at Nandanvan, Nagpur.
As per the police, the accused first raped the minor on October 10, 2017 when the girl went to play with the accused’s daughter at his residence. Manoj took the girl to the terrace of his residence and forced himself on her. Then on March 26, 2018, when the girl went to play with the culprit's daughter again, he took her to the terrace and raped her. He not only showed her indecent videos but also threatened to kill her if she mentions about the incident to anybody.
Manoj was arrested by Nandanvan Police following a complaint by the victim’s mother. PSI PD Bambode has registered a case against Manoj under sections 376(2)(I)(N) and 506(B) of the Indian Penal Code and 3,4,5(L)(M),6,11,12 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012.
In another incident, a 30-year-old man Sudhakar Bhaviksingh Rathod, a resident of Manewada, was arrested by Ajni Police for raping a 29-year-old woman. As per the police, the accused promised to marry the girl and forced himself upon her multiple times between May 2016 to April 2018 at Ajni police quarter no 1, building no 1, Nagpur. Sudhakar threatened to kill the victim and then got married to another girl. Ajni Police has arrested Sudhakar on complaint of the victim and has registered a case against him under section 376, 506(B) and 417 of the Indian Penal Code.