The police have arrested a 21-year-old Govandi resident for allegedly raping a 17-year-old deaf-mute girl over the last three to four months.
Govandi police said the victim complained of stomach pain on Monday night. Her parents rushed her to Sion Hospital where they were told by doctors she was over one month pregnant.
The victims parents sought the help of a teacher at the school for the differently-abled,which the victim attends. She communicated with the victim in sign language,and the victim told her that the suspect, Roshan Garde (21),a florist,had raped her, said an officer.