A case of rape with a minor girl has been reported in Bokaro Jharkhand. The Police ASI has been accused of raping the girl. Police has registered a case against accused ASI under the Pocso Act. The ASI was suspended with immediate effect and He is currently absconding from Jharkhand Police.
SP Bokaro, P Murugan: FIR has been registered against an ASI rank police officer for raping a minor girl. He was suspended with immediate effect; He is currently absconding. #Jharkhand pic.twitter.com/uvC64VQnqY— ANI (@ANI) September 18, 2019
This is the case of Chas area of Bokaro district of Jharkhand. The victim girl is the daughter of Martyr Police officer of Jharkhand who sacrificed his life during the fight with naxalites.
The name of accused Police officer is Raju Singh. According to reports, Raju was raping the girl for the last two years. He had also made a video of it. On the basis of this video, he used to threaten the girl and raped her. The girl’s mother complained to the police on September 13, After this case came to light.
In 2014, The Girl’s Father and accused ASI Raju Singh were posted in Bokaro City Police Station. During time both of them became friends and then Raju met his family. After some time, the girl’s father was transferred. He went to Palamu. The distance between Bokaro and Palamu is 288 km. The girl’s father joined the special task force there. He attained martyrdom in the year 2014 while fighting against Naxalites. After that Raju started coming to the martyred policeman’s house. Because of familiarity, the girl’s mother did not have any problem with it.
Once, Raju went to the house of a martyred policeman, his daughter was alone at home. After finding her alone, Raju raped her and made video of it. He threatened the girl that if she tells anyone about this, the video will go viral. Because of this, the girl remained silent for two years. But a few days ago she told her mother everything. After which the girl’s mother reached Chas Mahila police station, and lodged a complaint against ASI Raju Singh.
The police summoned ASI Raju Singh to Chas police station for questioning. The accused reached the spot but escaped during interrogation. Chas Mahila police station presented the victim in the court, where her statement was recorded under section 164. At the same time, medical examination of the victim was also done in Sadar Hospital.