In a shocking incident,a Police officer was arrested for raping a girl who had come to him seeking action in a rape complaint filed by her in the past.
Man Singh,Sub inspector, was arrested on Thursday from a hotel in the Motinagar area of Faizabad.Singh had allegedly taken the girl on the pretext of helping her meet the Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Faizabad range regarding her complaint.
“The girl managed to slip into the bathroom from where she sent text messages from her mobile phone to her relatives, who in turn reported the matter to the DIG”,said a police officer.
Soon,the police raided the hotel and rescued the victim. Medical examination confirmed the rape.
The victim belongs to Akbarpur, district headquarters town of Ambedkarnagar. Ambedkarnagar Superintendent of Police Govind Agarawal said the SI has been suspended and a probe is on.
The girl told police that her mother died long ago.Later,her father deserted her. She said she was raped by a local villager and five of his friends.In connection with her alleged rape,she had filed a complaint with the Akbarpur police station Sept 15.
She alleged that when the culprits,who threatened her, were not booked,she went to Singh to take action against the men who had raped her.