Police Arrest religious teacher for raping minor girl student in Darbhanga

Police arrested religious teacher named Mujibur Rahman (65) on July 18 for allegedly raping a nine-year-old girl in a village under the Hayaghat police station area in Darbhanga District, Bihar.

“The victim suffered serious injuries to her private parts. We have arrested Mohammad Mozib-ur Rahman and have initiated an investigation into the matter,” Police officer Anuj Kumar reportedly said.

The Police sources revealed that Rahman used to give home tuition to the victim around 9 pm every day on religious texts. On the fateful day also he had gone to her house and lured her with chocolates. Finding her alone in the room, he allegedly sexually assaulted her. On hearing the loud cries, the girl’s mother rushed in found that teacher is forcibly trying to shut child’s mouth. He then fled the scene.

Hayaghat SHO Dilip Kumar Pathak said that the victim was bleeding from her private parts and she was taken to Hayaghat PHC for treatment. The girl was later sent to Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital for treatment where her condition is said to be still critical.

The SHO said the accused was arrested after an FIR was lodged against him under section 4 and 6 of the POSCO Act.