Margao: The incidents of crime in Goa continues abated with news coming in of the alleged rape of two minors at seaside town of Benaulim in the South Goa.
Two minor girls in their complaint to the Colva police station have alleged that they were raped at the Benaulim beachside last night.
Noted women’s right activist Auda Viegas, Founder, Bailancho Ekvott currently counseling the minors told GoaChronicle exclusively that the girls were chatting with their two male friends on the waterfront when they decided to go back home. At approximately 3:30 AM, they saw a car on the beach with 4 people standing next to it. They impersonated as cops and threatened the girls while beating up their male friends with rods. They took one girl to the shrubs and the other in the car to sexually assault them. Even after trying to run away from the car, the accused caught up and raped the minors. They even taped the girls and tried to blackmail them for extorting money.
Goa police have arrested the four accused and they are being interrogated.
South SP Pankaj Kumar Singh and DySP Margao Harish Madkaikar rushed to the Colva police station and have been supervising the investigations into the incident.
An offense of rape is expected to be filed against the accused persons tonight after the completion of the investigations. Since it is a crime involving minors, the issue will be taken to a fast track court.