9 year old Russian victim identifies her rapist
Panaji: The nine-year-old Russian girl and
her mother on Monday identified Aman Bharadwaj as the accused who
raped the girl at North Goa's Arambol beach on January 26.
The identification parade was conducted today by state
police, two days after the accused was arrested from Chembur
A senior police officer said the mother-daughter duo
identified the accused as the one who raped the girl in the
Police had conducted identification parade of Anil
Raghuvanshi, an alleged accomplice in the case, last week.
A 34-year-old Russian woman, holidaying in Goa with her
minor daughter, had complained to Pernem police station that
a man had raped her child in the sea while his friend kept her
busy in conversation on the Republic Day evening.
Police had zeroed in on Bharadwaj, who gave the police
the slip and disappeared from the state only to be arrested in
Mumbai a day later.
Raghuvanshi, who was in touch with the police, was on the
run too and was arrested at Panaji bus stand while getting
down from a bus which arrived from Bangalore.