BHOPAL: A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped numerous times by a 19-year-old engineering student, said to be the son of superintendent of Jabalpur Central Jail, at Karond locality here.
A complaint was lodged by the mother of the victim in Mahila Thana on Sunday night after which the accused was arrested, police said. The accused is alleged to be the son of superintendent of Jabalpur Central Jail, sources said.
According to police, the victim, a student of class X, was living with her family as tenants in the house of the accused Tarun Prajapati in Nishatpura locality. During her stay, she became friend with the accused, a second year engineering student of a city-based private engineering college.
On April 20, the accused took the victim for sight-seeing and then took her to a secluded building near MIMS hospital at Karond area, where he raped her and also threatened her with murder if she discloses the incident to anyone. The trauma however didn’t end there, as the accused kept on raping the girl for several times till April 26 in his house after the April 20 incident.
Meanwhile, after suffering such ordeal in secret, the victim went into depression and stopped talking even to her family members. Suspecting such unusual behaviour, when the victim’s mother enquired, the girl narrated her ordeal.
On Sunday at around 10.30 pm, the mother of the victim lodged a police complaint against the accused, following which a case was registered in the incident and the accused was arrested. Police produced the accused in court from where he has been sent to judicial custody, police said.
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