A Maulana has been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl inside a mosque in Delhi, police said Tuesday. An FIR has been registered against the accused, and a Delhi court has sent him to 14-day judicial custody.
As per reports, the girl had gone inside the mosque to fetch water at 10 PM. The cleric allegedly stopped her and then raped her. Once she reached home, she informed her parents who then approached police. The girl has undergone medical examination.
Police said personnel had to be deployed outside the mosque as agitated locals gathered outside following the alleged incident on Sunday. “Using technical surveillance, police arrested the accused Maulvi from Ghaziabad,” said an officer.
“We registered an FIR after receiving a complaint and arrested the accused. Further investigation is in progress and we aim to file a chargesheet soon for speedy justice,” a senior police official said.