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In Mumbai, the accused who blackmailed and raped a girl through selfie has been taken into custody. The victim alleges that the boy took a selfie while kissing her. The accused used to threaten to post the selfie on social media. In this way, the accused kept raping the girl for about one and a half months. Both the accused and the victim are minors, their age is 17 years. Police officials informed about this on Saturday.
Selfie was clicked on the birthday of the girl
Police said that the victim already knew the boy. The girl had a birthday party on October 10 in Carter Road area of Bandra. Here the boy clicked a selfie while kissing her. Then the boy started blackmailing the girl by threatening to post this selfie on social media.
The matter reached the house of such a victim
In this way, the accused raped the victim several times between October 10 and November 26. The accused had recently reached the girl’s college and started pressurizing her to go with him. When the girl protested, the accused also assaulted her. After this, when the matter reached the girl’s house, she narrated the ordeal to her family members.
After this, the family reached Kherwadi police station with their daughter. The incident took place on Carter Road, which falls under the jurisdiction of Khar police station. On this the case was transferred to Khar police station and the police started action.
Case registered under POCSO Act
Police officials said that on the basis of Tahrir, a case has been registered against the accused under Rape and POCSO Act. He was taken into custody from his home on Friday. The accused is being sent to a child reform home.