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Minor rape cases on the rise, 2018 got worse for kids

DNMUM423258 | 10/1/2018 | Author : Somendra Sharma | WC :339 | Crime & Law

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In a shocking case of crime against minors, Navi Mumbai Police had arrested a 34-year-old, Rehan Qureshi, for allegedly sexually abusing as many as six minor girls in Navi Mumbai area last week. His interrogation revealed that he has at least 14 such cases registered against him in Mumbai, Thane and Palghar areas.
The incident has brought to the fore increasing incidence of crime against minors. Mumbai has witnessed 375 cases of rape of minors between January and August this year, as compared to 287 cases registered during the same period last year.
According to the statistics provided by Mumbai Police, between January and August this year, 375 minor rape cases were registered in the city under relevant sections of Indian Penal
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