A court here on Tuesday sent judicial guardianship for a day to suspend Delhi government official Premoday Khakha, who is accused of raping a minor multiple times and getting her pregnant.
His wife, Seema Rani, who is accused of giving the girl an abortion pill, was also held in judicial custody for a day.
Both were presented separately before the municipal magistrate on duty, Katyayini Sharma Kandwal.
Police said Khakha raped the girl several times between November 2020 and January 2021. She was staying at the home of the defendant, a family friend, after her father passed away on the same day. October 1, 2020.
The pair were arrested Monday after the victim recorded her testimony before a judge at the hospital.
A case has been registered under the provisions of the POCSO Act and Indian Penal Code section 376(2)(f) (being a relative, guardian or teacher of or a person in a position of trust or having a authority over the woman, guilty of rape, the police said) and 509 (words, gestures or actions intended to offend a woman’s modesty).
Police said sections 506 (criminal threat), 323 (arbitrary injury), 313 (causing abortion without the woman’s consent) and 120B (criminal conspiracy) have also been filed. cited in the case.
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