15 yr Old Gang Raped by 33 Men in Maharashtra

Over 30 people have been accused of gang-raping a 15-year-old girl multiple times over a period of nine months near in Thane near Mumbai.

A 15 year old girl living in Thane District had a boyfriend. In January 2021 her boyfriend raped her and filmed the entire incident. He used the video to blackmail her and rape her again and again. He allegedly shared the video with many others - friends and acquaintances. They all used it to blackmail the teen and raped her over a period of 9 months  at different places, including Dombivli, Badlapur, Murbad and Rabale in Thane District. The girl on 22 Sept night approached the police and said a total of 33 men had raped her for the last 9 months. Two of them were minors. Some of them are believed to be associated with a political party. The police were shocked by this. They then started looking for the men. 24 men have been arrested. The 2 minors were caught and sent to a remand home. The girl is being treated at a hospital in Kalwa. The police have filed a complaint under a very strict law called Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. When news of the rape became viral people were very angry. Plus many political parties have demanded the toughest punishment for all those who raped the girl.