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Kanpur: Cleric rapes 16-year-old at madrassa, arrested

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A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a Muslim inside the premises of a madrassa in the city.

Sharing details of the incident, RK Chaturvedi, Circle Officer, Govindnagar, said: "Today afternoon we have received the information that a female student of madrassa had accused a Muslim of rape."

"The is a at the madrassa. Based on her complaint, a case was registered under Sections 376, 506 of IPC and Act. The victim has been sent for medical."

The incident comes at a time when is reeling under a spate of crime against minor girls including the killing of two and a half years old girl - Twinkle Sharma - in Aligarh over some financial dispute with her father. The main accused, Zahid, has been arrested by the police.

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First Published: Sun, June 09 2019. 22:37 IST