Kasturba marg Police have arrested a dentist for raping a minor girl aged 15 years in Borivali (E). The accused has been identified as Yogendra Shukla who runs a dental clinic in the area. Shukla used to frequently visit the residence of a girl who was employed as a compounder in his clinic. Since the girl belonged from a poor financial background she used to stay in a rented house along with her mother.
Shukla used to lure the victim by offering her chocolates and books. One day, he took the girl to a lodge in Gorai and raped her. The accused threatened to kill the victim if she disclosed about this incident to anyone. The victim narrated about the rape incident to her uncle and aunt. Later they file a rape complaint with the Kasturba marg Police Station.
Dilip Rupwate, ACP Zone 12 said, “We have arrested Shukla and filed charges of rape against him. We are probing this case further.”