In a recent bizarre incident, a 40-year-old mentally challenged woman was allegedly raped by an unknown person in Andheri. Following the complaint, a case of rape has been registered at Andheri police station. According to the police, the woman is mentally challenged and was lured by the accused into following him away from her residence in Andheri East.
To be noted that a police officer said "The incident occurred on April 28, when the woman was sitting outside her house in Andheri. The unknown person approached her and started a conversation with her. After discussing something with her for some time, the accused then asked her to come with to some distance,". The officer added "He then took her to an isolated place near her residence and raped her,".
It is to be noted that an officer from Andheri police station said, "After registering a complaint, a team of officers from Andheri police station reached the spot to see if there were CCTV cameras in the area. We have also spoken to the woman and prepared a sketch of the unknown accused. People in the locality are also being questioned for any leads."
However it is worth mention here that the police believe that the accused was a stranger to the woman. His description, as provided by the woman, is being shared with other police stations as well. Senior officer added "A case under sections of the Indian Penal Code has been registered and we are trying to identify the accused with the help of human intelligence and technical evidence,".