A maulvi from Kanpur has been arrested by the police for allegedly raping a 16 year old girl at the Madrasa, where he used to teach. The Maulvi had gone into hiding after the matter came to light, but police eventually managed to nab him.
According to the police, a case has been registered against the accused Maulvi under Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 and Section 376 of the IPC. The victim has been sent for medical examination. An investigation is being carried out by the police in the case.
The incidents of sexual abuse against minor girls do not seem to stop. Only a few days ago the news of brutal rape and murder of a 3-year old girl by one Zahid in Tappal, Aligarh had shocked the entire nation.
The minor girl had to go throughunimaginable degrees of torture and was killed over a loan of Rs 10,000 that the girl’s father had failed to repay to the culprit.