Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh): A madrasa teacher has been booked on rape charges in Sheeshgarh area of the district, police said on Sunday. According to a complaint filed by the victim, she came to the madrasa four years ago. The accused used to study with her, but he later started teaching at the madrasa.
The woman alleged that both of them fell in love with each other, Senior Superintendent of Police Rohit Singh Sajwan said. She, however, claimed that she was repeatedly raped by the accused on the pretext of marriage and was forced to undergo abortion.
“Subsequently when the woman went to the house of the youth, she was given death threats and asked to leave the place,” the officer said. Sajwan said a case was registered against the teacher on Saturday.
Two days earlier, a 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by five men at Amtady in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka, police said on Saturday. It is alleged that the minor girl was taken to some secluded place and raped by the assailants.