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Ghaziabad, Madrasa rape case, 10 years old victim rescued, protests to punish the culprit by POCSO ACT

Ghaziabad, Madrasa rape case, 10 years old victim rescued, protests to punish the culprit by POCSO ACT
Written by Abhishek Rana

A shocking case of rape of a minor has again rattled the country again, as this time, a 10 year old girl was rescued from the Madrasa, situated in Sahibabad, Ghaziabad. The culprit, who is reportedly a 17 year student, as been detained by the police. The girl had been abducted by the boy from her house, and was rescued by the police from the madrasa. The case has resulted in outrage as many set on the road, demanding justice for the crime and punishment of the culprit under the POCSO Act, meaning death, as the recent changes in the act because of the rise in the violence against women and the Kathua gangrape.

The case has been transferred to crime branch and there is going to be an investigation if other people have been involved in the crime. The case has been registered under the POCSO act, said Deputy commissioner of police (east) Pankaj Singh, and the minor responsible for the rape has been sent to juvenile custody while tests are underway to confirm that he is indeed under 18 years of age.

The girl’s family has stated that there might be other people involved in the crime, and the arrest of the minor has been done to shield them. They’ve commented that their daughter was given drugs, and kept in the madrasa, so there could be others involved in the rape. The girl was rescued through a phone that she had kept, even though it was switched off, the police phoned the people call history, and were able to get the location of the madrasa.

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Abhishek Rana

Since my early childhood, I’ve loved writing, watching movies and having an opinion. Now, I do it professionally. Always looking for new ways to challenge myself.

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