Elderly woman raped and robbed in Mumbai

A 61-year-old woman was allegedly raped and robbed by an unidentified person who entered her house posing as a courier boy, police said today.

The woman, a resident of suburban Powai, approached the police on Friday evening claiming that a man posing as a courier boy had entered her house and sexually assaulted her.

According to her complaint, the unidentified accused entered her house on December 7 on the pretext of delivering a courier and finding her alone raped her and then fled away with some of her belongings.

Based on her complaint, the police registered a case of rape and robbery. Police are trying to make a sketch of the accused based on the description given by the victim.

Confirming the incident, Deputy Commissioner of Police Cherring Dorje said a probe was on.

Meanwhile, a 41-year-old person has been detained by Powai police in connection with the incident.

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