Physically challenged minor girl raped in Mumbai

Mumbai A physically challenged minor girl was allegedly raped by two men in the suburban Chembur area of Mumbai, police said on Thursday.

The two accused took the 15-year-old girl, who is hearing and speech impaired, to a toilet in Chembur area on Wednesday afternoon and allegedly raped her.

The victim lived in a shanty with her parents in Chembur, police said, adding that a case has been registered against two unknown people while the girl has been sent for a medical examination.

However, the police are finding it difficult to identify the culprits as the victim is not in a position to provide details.

Police suspected that the accused could be from the same area.

Story First Published: December 27, 2012 12:08 IST

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