School teacher, 56, arrested for raping minor daughter of domestic help
RAIPUR: A 56-year-old school teacher was arrested for
allegedly raping the minor daughter of his domestic help in Kanker district of
Chhattisgarh, police said here on Monday.
The 14-year-old girl and her mother were staying in a
part of the accused Rakesh Kumar’s farmhouse in Maatwadalal village under
Kanker police station limits, Kanker Superintendent of Police RN Dash told.
The girl, who is an eighth standard student of the
local government school and her mother shifted to Maatwadalal village from
Charama region few months ago. As per her statement, she was sexually exploited
several times by Rakesh in the absence of her mother at the farmhouse, in the
past three months.
He allegedly threatened her with dire consequences if
she revealed the incident to anyone, the SP said. Rakesh also allegedly kicked
out both the mother and daughter from his house after the mother protested
about the incident last week.
Later, the girl’s mother informed villagers about the
incident after which they approached the police last evening, the SP said. A
case has been registered in this connection, he said, adding that a probe is