A woman was allegedly raped by an affluent farmer in Uttarakhand's Udhamsingh Nagar district after being offered a lift in his car, police said today.
Chinda Singh, a rich farmer who knew the 25-year-old victim offered her a lift in his car yesterday under the pretext of helping her get a job in
SIDCUL, the state government run corporation for industrial development, SHO Pantnagar police station where the complaint was lodged said.
As the victim, a mother of four, knew the farmer, she trusted him and got into his car. The accused then drove the car to Tada jungle where he allegedly raped her, the official said.
Singh was arrested today from Bajpur town of the district on the basis of the woman's complaint, he said.
Both the accused and the victim belong to Udhamsinghnagar district and were acquainted with each other as he had helped her get a job in the past too using his influence, he said.
A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Fatehpur Kala village of the district, following which a youth has been arrested, police said today.
The girl was playing outside her house in Fatehpur Kala village in Naagal area when a 19-year-old youth, identified as Bobby, abducted her last evening, SP City Dileep Shrivastava said.
The accused raped the minor and later dumped her body in a nearby field, he said, adding that the villagers found the body late at night.
The accused has been arrested and a case under various sections of the IPC has been registered against him, Shrivastava said.
Post-mortem reports confirmed that the minor was raped, he added.
A school teacher was today arrested on the charge of raping a 14-year-old girl student in Pullampeta village of the district, police said.
The accused, Nageshwar Rao, had been harassing the class-IX student of the government school for the past three months and recently raped her in his house, according to the police.
The girl told her parents about the incident yesterday, following which the complaint was filed with Rajampet Rural Police station.
Local residents thrashed the teacher before police took him into custody.