PANAJI: A driver and his three companions were detained by the Goa Police for raping his employer's minor daughter.
Kapil Nayak, Inspector at Vasco Police Station, said that the accused persons are arrested and they are identified as Mukund Rawal (35), Guruvenktesh Guruswami (30), Kush Jaiswal (30), and Aftar Hussain (23), all residents of South Goa's Vasco.
It was on August 11 that we received a complaint from the victim's mother saying that her daughter was missing from. As the girl was minor, we registered a kidnapping case under section 363 of IPC and section 8 of Goa Children Act and began investigation. We managed to trace the minor girl on August 16 by forming various teams," Nayak said.
He said that the victim had admitted in her statement that each of the four accused had sexually assaulted her on separate dates and independently. According to Police Inspector Kapil Nayak, "Driver had sexually assaulted her in August last year and afterwards too, but the other three accused men sexually assaulted her since she was missing."
In addition to section 8 of the Goa Children Act and section 363 of the IPC, police have added sections 4, 8, and 12 of the POCSO Act as well as section 376 of the IPC.