20, Oct 2015
A 32-year-old moulavi was arrested for allegedly raping a 15year-old girl student of his madrasa here during Ramzan. Moulavi Gazali Ansari had raped the student on August 3 with the help of his wife Gulistabanu. The two were arrested from their residence at Nehru Nagar in the city after a girl’s relative lodged a police complaint against them. The couple has been booked for rape, issuing threat, wrongful confinement under Indian Penal Code and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act. The girl informed police that she was forcibly locked in the house by the moulavi on August 3.The couple then removed her clothes, subsequent to which she was allegedly raped by Ansari. The girl was studying in the madrasa for the past three years and used to also help the accused in teaching students younger than her.