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Street vendor arrested for raping woman

A 24-year-old man was arrested by the Bhandup Police on Wednesday for allegedly raping his 19-year-old neighbour at Sonapur chawl in Bhandup (West) on Wednesday.

A 24-year-old man was arrested by the Bhandup Police on Wednesday for allegedly raping his 19-year-old neighbour at Sonapur chawl in Bhandup (West) on Wednesday. The victim’s parents were not home when the crime took place,police said. Bhandup Police said that the victim was having a shower when the accused,Shauza Ansari,a street vendor entered the victim’s house. “On Wednesday morning,when he was certain that the victim’s parents had left for work,Ansari barged into her house and dragged her out of the bathroom. He raped her in her own house,” said senior police inspector Shrirang Nadgauda of Bhandup police station. The incident came to light when her father returned home. “Ansari has been remanded in police custody till May 20,” said Nadgauda.