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School peon arrested on charges of rape in Jammu


Press Trust of India Jammu
A peon working in a government school was arrested here for allegedly outraging the modesty of a minor student, police said on Monday.
Arif Choudhary, 35, was arrested Sunday evening after parents of an 11th class student lodged a complaint with Gandhi Nagar police station alleging that he had raped their daughter inside the school premises in the city, a police official said.
He said a rape case was registered and a medical examination of the teenager was conducted, the report of which is awaited.
In another shocking incident, the official said an 18-year-old girl of Reasi district lodged a complaint with police on Sunday accusing her father of raping her.
The accused is absconding and the efforts are on to nab him, he said adding a rape case was registered in this connection.
He said the victim alleged that her father outraged her modesty during the intervening night of December 21-22.

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First Published: Dec 31 2018 | 9:10 PM IST

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