Pune: 14-Year-Old Girl Sexually Assaulted By Uncle In Bhosari;Case Registered Under POCSO Act
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Pune, September 10: In a shocking incident of sexual assault against, a 28-year-old man was booked by the police for allegedly abducting and raping his wife's niece. According to a report published in Hindustan Times, the man was identified as 28-year-old Mayappa Sitaram Zite. He is a resident of Vitthalwadi area in Wagholi, on the Pune-Ahmednagar highway.

While complaining about a stomach ache, she narrated how her uncle sexually assaulted her in the past one year. Assistant police inspector of Bhosari police station, SV Gade  told Hindustan Times, “He knew where she attended the tuition classes and approached her after classes.” The police have arrested the accused, and he will be produced in a local court; meanwhile, the girl is undergoing medical tests at the Sassoon General Hospital.

In the complaint filed by girl’s parents, it is mentioned that Zite used to take the minor victim to Sitangan garden and Sarita garden in Kasarwadi area and Raunak lodge in Bhosari.  According to the report, the girl also visited the Zite’s accommodation in Wagholi where he lived with her aunt. As per the police, the girl’s aunt was not aware of this.

The man was booked for tricking the girl into sexual intercourse by making a false promise of marriage. The accused studied till class 12 and is a sin of a farmer. He works at a small-scale local private company. A case has been filed against Zite under Sections 366(a) (procuration of minor girl) and 376 (sexual assault) of the Indian Penal Code along with Sections 3(a), 4, 5(l),(n) of Protection of Children against Sexual Offence (POCSO) Act, 2012 at the Bhosari police station.