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Eight-year-old girl allegedly raped in Uttar Pradesh’s Mainpuri district

27/01/2022 at 10:31 AM

Lucknow, Jan 27: In a tragic incident, an eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped by the Imam of a mosque in Mainpuri district of Uttar Pradesh.

The accused have been identified as Jamal Ahmed (52). He has been in charge of a mosque in a village under Kishni police limits since the past ten years and also teaches children there.

According to sources, the girl used to go to the mosque to study. Meanwhile, one day the man allegedly raped her.

After committing the crime, the accused made the victim swear by the Quran that she would not tell anyone about it.

Later, when the profusely bleeding girl reached home crying, her family members came to know of the incident and lodged a complaint with the local police.

Following the complaint, the police have arrested the Imam on Wednesday night and sent the girl for treatment and medical examination.

Further investigation is underway to ascertain other details, said a police official.

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