Thane: Deaf-mute woman raped at railway bungalow | Thane News – Times of India


KALYAN: A 27-year old deaf-mute woman from Kalyan was robbed and sexually assaulted at a vacant railway bungalow in Kalyan on Friday morning. The incident took place when the woman was on her way to her workplace in Bhiwandi.
Earlier, her brother had dropped her off at the station from where she to board a bus. However, a man snatched her mobile phone near the railway quarters.
However, when the man figured that the woman could neither speak nor hear, he took her to the vacant bungalow and sexually assaulted her, knowing that she would not be able to raise an alarm.
A police officer said they took help of a sign language interpreter to record the woman’s statement and an FIR was filed.
(The victim’s identity has not been revealed to protect her privacy as per Supreme Court directives on cases related to sexual assault)

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