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Private tutor arrested for raping minor, complaint lodged under POCSO Act

Private tutor arrested for raping minor, complaint lodged under POCSO Act

Kolkata: A private tutor was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly raping a minor girl. The teacher had allegedly issued a death threat to the girl to keep the matters under wraps. Two separate cases have been lodged against the accused identified as Rajib Chakraborty in Netaji Nagar and Bansdroni police station.

According to sources, the victim girl, who is a student of Class-IX in a school in Ranikuthi area, used to go to Chakraborty's house for private tuition for the past few

years.

Since the past few days, the girl's parents noticed that their daughter was under depression and was inattentive. Despite repeated questioning she did not said anything.

On Monday, when her parents again questioned her and put a little pressure, she stated that Chakraborty sexually harassed her multiple times. When she tried to resist and warned that she will tell her parents, Chakraborty showed her two bullets and said if she tells anybody about the act, he will kill her.

The girl was tortured

regularly. Chakraborty also allegedly threatened her to kill if she does attend his classes.

Since then the victim girl was getting sexually abused by Chakraborty.

On Monday night, when her parents came to know about the incident, immediately Bansdroni police station was informed.

Later, a complaint was lodged against Chakraborty and a case was initiated under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Following that police raided Chakraborty's house and arrested him.

During the search, police officers recovered two bullets from his residence.

As Chakraborty's residence falls under jurisdiction of Netaji Nagar police station, another case was initiated under sections of Arms Act.

Chakraborty was produced at the Alipore Court on Tuesday and was remanded to police custody.

Meanwhile, medical examination of the victim girl was done. Also her statement was recorded.

A few years ago several such allegation had came to light but no police complaints were made against him.

Sleuths are trying to find out if any other girl students has been sexually abused by the private tutor.

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