Cleric arrested for raping minor girl in Jammu

JAMMU: A cleric has been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl here, in the city outskirts.

"A cleric identified as Shahnawaz, resident of West Bengal, who was teaching in a Madarssa at Bajalta area of Nagrota, has been arrested on Tuesday evening, in a rape case," police here said.

They said the seven-year-old survivor was studying at the Madarssa.

"A case under Section 376 of RPC has been registered and investigation started," they added.

 

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