A 19-year-old Kherwadi resident was arrested Tuesday for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl from his colony.
Police said Sachin alias Babu Nevrekar of Sai Krupa Rahivashi Sangh in Vijay Nagar,Bandra (East),allegedly went to the house of the girl at around 12.30 pm Tuesday on the pretext of borrowing cereal.
Nevrekar forced himself on the girl,who was alone in the house at the time and fled. She narrated the incident to her parents after they came home from work in the evening and they approached us. We registered a complaint and started a manhunt for Nevrekar, said a Kherwadi police officer. Nevrekar was traced to Nirmal Nagar based on his cell phone location and arrested Tuesday evening. He will be produced in court Wednesday.