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Government announces Rs 20 lakh for Sakinaka rape victim’s family

An incident that numbed Mumbai in the atmosphere of Ganeshotsav took place in Sakinaka area last week. A 34-year-old woman was sexually assaulted by a tempo driver. This woman died during treatment. Police have arrested the accused. Accused Mohan Chauhan, a resident of Andheri Sakinaka area, has been accused of sexually abusing the victim, sparking outrage across the country. In this regard, Mumbai Police Commissioner Hemant Nagarale has given information about the investigation in this case while holding a press conference for the second time.

“As the victim belongs to a particular community, a case of atrocity has been registered. An investigation is underway. The accused has confessed his guilt and has stated the entire chronology of the crime. All the evidence has been found from the chronology of how the crime took place at the scene. The weapon used for the crime has also been seized from the accused, ”said Hemant Nagarale.

“Officials of the National Commission for Women have held discussions with senior officials. On Monday, a meeting was held with the Chief Minister and other officials at Varsha’s residence. The Chief Minister has implemented government schemes for the families of the victim women. 20 lakh assistance has been announced for the victims’ daughters from the Chief Minister’s fund and government schemes, ”said Commissioner of Police Hemant Nagarale.

Meanwhile, the National Commission for Scheduled Castes expressed satisfaction over the police investigation into the rape and subsequent death of a woman in Sakinaka. Expressing confidence that the state government would give full justice in the matter, the commission’s vice-chairman Arun Haldar also clarified that politics should not be involved in the incident. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has summoned Arun Haldar, vice-chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes, for a discussion on the incident.

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