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Chhattisgarh News
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 on.