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1 held in Nari Niketan inmate rape case

An employee of women’s shelter home Nari Niketan has been arrested in connection with the alleged rape and subsequent abortion of a speech and hearing impaired inmate.

The accused, Gurdas, who used to work as a safai karamchari at the shelter was arrested on Wednesday from Haridwar after his DNA matched with that of the aborted foetus of the victim, Dehradun SSP Sadanad Date said. The accused who is already suspended by the Directorate of Social Welfare after his name cropped up as one of the suspects in connection with the case has been sent for 14 days in judicial custody, he said.
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