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Sub-inspector arrested for raping minor in Rajasthan; BJP slams Congress govt over law & order

The police sub-inspector accused of raping a minor woman in Rajasthan’s Dausa district has been arrested on Saturday. A case has been registered towards him below related sections, together with the POCSO Act and the SC/ST Act. The police officer was detained and suspended on Friday.

The opposition BJP attacked the Congress authorities within the state over regulation and order after the case surfaced. They alleged that whereas the Centre advocates “beti bachao” (save the daughter), the Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot-led administration in Rajasthan seems to assist “rapists bachao” (save the rapists).

Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra condemned the incident, stating that it brings disgrace to the whole society. He instructed Director Basic of Police Umesh Mishra to take strict motion within the case.

The minor was allegedly lured right into a room by Sub-Inspector Bhupendra Singh and raped on Friday afternoon, police mentioned, including that Singh was suspended on Friday itself and a report of his misconduct was despatched to the IGP of Jaipur Rural for additional motion.

The incident which occurred within the Lalsot space sparked an enormous protest. Native individuals in giant numbers gheraoed the Rahuwas police station and raised slogans towards the police. A video has surfaced on-line purportedly exhibiting a mob dragging the sub-inspector on the street and beating him with sneakers and sticks as his garments have been torn away.

The minor underwent a medical examination and her situation is secure. The woman’s precise age is but to be decided however is estimated to be round 4 to 5 years, police mentioned.

Dausa Superintendent of Police Vandita Rana mentioned an FIR has been registered towards the accused below sections of the Indian Penal Code, Safety of Youngsters from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act primarily based on a criticism by the woman’s mother and father.

“The case is being investigated by an additional SP-rank officer. The statement of the victim girl has been recorded and further action is being taken,” she added.

BJP MP Kirodi Lal Meena visited the spot on Friday and demanded justice for the minor.

At a press convention on Saturday, BJP nationwide spokesperson Shehzad Poonawalla cited numerous circumstances of atrocities towards ladies and youngsters, together with these involving police and different authorities officers, to allege that rapists have “high confidence” in poll-bound Rajasthan.

Noting that the kid is barely 4 years outdated and comes from a Dalit household, Poonawalla alleged that the FIR was registered solely after protests erupted amid efforts to save lots of the responsible particular person and take away proof.

Governor Mishra spoke to DGP Mishra over the cellphone and likewise instructed him to make sure correct preparations for regulation and order and public security and to take such incidents critically.

With inputs from PTI.

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