The crime came to light on Thursday when the 11-year-old survivor dialled a child helpline number she found on one of her textbooks and described her harrowing ordeal, as per reports
- An 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped and threatened by a 31-year-old teacher in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan.
- The accused was arrested from Alwar, a police officer said.
Jaipur: A 31-year-old teacher at a government school in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan raped a Class 7 student and threatened her against revealing the incident to anyone. The crime came to fore on Thursday when the 11-year-old survivor dialled a child helpline number she found on one of her textbooks and described her harrowing ordeal.
As per the police, the minor girl stated that on October 5, the teacher sexually assaulted her after school hours. He threatened her against informing anyone about the heinous act. The minor kept mum for nearly nine days. On Thursday, she dialled a child helpline number she found on a book and reported the crime. Subsequently, the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) members reached out to the survivor, according to a report by Hindustan Times.
The CWC members informed the SP about the crime. The survivor told the cops that the accused had been sending lewd pictures and messages to her for some time. After the rape, he made sure that the content was deleted, she added.
Singhana SHO Bhajana Ram said the accused was nabbed from his family home in the state’s Alwar district on Thursday evening. The officer further stated the accused is belongs to a family of educationists and married to a woman who teaches at a school in another district.
In another incident, three youngsters allegedly abducted a 17-year-old girl at gunpoint and later gang-raped her at a village in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh. Following a complaint by the girl’s father, the police registered a case against the trio.
The girl’s father, in the complaint to the police, stated that the three youths, including two brothers aged 17 and 16 years, allegedly abducted his minor daughter at gunpoint when she was on her way to dump waste. The three took her to the jungle, where they sexually assaulted her and later fled.