Auto driver arrested for rape of minor girl

Rajesh allegedly raped the minor girl repeatedly for six months, using the cover of an isolated building near Lalaguda Railway Quarters.

By   |   Published: 17th Dec 2016   12:39 pm Updated: 17th Dec 2016   12:41 pm

Hyderabad: The Lalaguda police on Friday arrested Rajesh (37), an auto-rickshaw driver, for allegedly sexually abusing and rape of a Class IX student from last six months.

Rajesh allegedly raped the minor girl repeatedly for six months, using the cover of an isolated building near Lalaguda Railway Quarters. He allegedly did this while he was returning with her, and other children, every day after school. The other children were asked to play in the nearby ground while he allegedly subjected her to the torture, and threatened so that she kept quiet.

Following a complaint from the girl’s family members, the police registered a case under the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) Act and Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code on Wednesday. He was arrested, produced before court on Friday and was remanded to judicial custody.