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UP horror: Kannuaj police officer rapes mother of teen rape survivor; suspended

The accused inspector was identified as Anup Maurya, who has now been suspended.

Reported By: IANS Kannauj Published on: August 30, 2022 8:23 IST
UP crime news, rape news, Uttar Pradesh crimes,
Image Source : PTI UP cop held for raping mother of teen survivor

Highlights

  • According to woman's complaint, Maurya was handling her daughter's rape case
  • He had asked her to meet him at a petrol pump and asked her to follow him to his quarters
  • The arrested officer said he called the complainant to his room for her signatures on some documents

A police officer has been arrested for raping the mother of a 17-year-old rape survivor in his official residential quarters in the Sadar area of Kannauj district.

The accused, inspector Anup Maurya, has been suspended.

According to the woman's complaint, Maurya was handling her daughter's rape case and he had asked her to meet him at a petrol pump near his official residential quarters on August 28. From there, he asked her to follow him to his quarters and raped her.

The arrested officer, however, said that he called the complainant to his room to take her signatures on some documents.

"Prima facie, the charges of the victim have been found true. The inspector has been suspended and arrested for rape. He was produced before the court and sent to jail," said Kunwar Anupam Singh, SP, Kannauj.

Circle officer (Sadar) Shiv Pratap Singh was asked to conduct a preliminary inquiry into the incident, and found Maurya guilty of charges.

(Except for the headline, Indiatvnews.com has not edited the copy)

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