UP: Madrassa teacher booked for rape

Updated: few hours ago

Saharanpur (UP), Jun 23 (PTI) A seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a madrassa teacher here, police said on Thursday.

SP (Rural) Suraj Rai said the girl’s father lodged a complaint, accusing the madrassa teacher of raping his daughter on Wednesday. Rai said the accused also threatened to kill her if she told her family members about it.

Police have registered a case against the accused under Section 376 of the IPC and the POCSO Act, he added.PTI COR SAB.