CRPF personnel held for ‘raping minor’

A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel was arrested by police late Wednesday evening for allegedly raping a minor girl in the canteen of the CRPF headquarters

Written by Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Published: June 27, 2013 3:52 am

A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel was arrested by police late Wednesday evening for allegedly raping a minor girl in the canteen of the CRPF headquarters in Gandhinagar.

The accused,identified as Sanjay Gulamram Gamai,lured the girl with an ice cream and Rs 100 to come to the canteen where he raped her.

The minor girl,a migrant from West Bengal,came to work as a housemaid. She was staying with relatives living on the CRPF campus.

Confirming the incident Gandhinagar SP Sharad Singhal said,“The young girl was lured with an ice cream and Rs 100. The constable took her to the canteen where he raped her. The girl was not known to him. He raped her when the canteen was empty.”

The girl who remained missing till late night on Tuesday was found in a miserable condition in the canteen,after which her relatives lodged a complaint against the constable in Chiloda police station.

Later,police sent the girl for a medical examination which confirmed she had been raped. The incident has left CRPF officials in complete shock.

Sources in Gandhinagar police added that the constable had confessed to raping the girl and recorded his statements with Chiloda police.

Police have begun a investigation in this connection.

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