Twist in Meerut tale: Woman had surgery for ectopic pregnancy, says state DGP

The woman has alleged that she was forced to sign the affidavit, dated July 30.

Written by RAMENDRA SINGH | Lucknow | Updated: August 6, 2014 6:23 am
An advertisement of a private madrasa on a wall, in Sarawa village of Meerut. Source: Ravi Kanojia An advertisement of a private madrasa on a wall, in Sarawa village of Meerut. Source: Ravi Kanojia

The medical examination of the 20-year-old former madrasa teacher, who has alleged that she was abducted, gangraped and forcibly converted to Islam, has found that she had been operated for ectopic pregnancy — a complication arising out of the foetus growing outside the uterus — last month, according to the police.

The woman, who was a part-time teacher at a madrasa in Sarawa village of Meerut’s Kharkhoda police station area, had alleged that she was operated in a Muzaffarnagar hospital on July 23. She had marks of stitches on her stomach.

DGP A L Banerjee said the medical examination found that a surgery was performed on the girl for ectopic pregnancy. “The girl’s statement under CrPC 164 has been recorded before a magistrate and police will probe the case on the basis of that statement,” Banerjee told The Indian Express.

In Lucknow, secretary (home) Kamal Saksena and IG (Law and Order) Amrendra Sengar, said the medical examination has not stated anything about sexual assault.

DIG, Meerut Range, K Satyanarayan also confirmed the medical examination’s finding but said that no organs of her body have been found missing.

The DIG also said that police have found an affidavit about the woman’s religious conversion, which was performed by a maulvi from Hapur. The woman has alleged that she was forced to sign the affidavit, dated July 30. “We have taken the maulvi, who performed the conversion, into custody. He says the woman got converted voluntarily,” Satyanarayan said, adding that they were further probing the allegation.

According to police, the woman’s allegation that other Hindu women were also abducted and kept at a madrasa in Muzaffarnagar has not been found true. \”Police visited the madarasa in Muzaffarnagar but no Hindu women were found there. Police are investigating it but her allegation about others being kept captive at madrasa has not been found true,” the DIG said.

Muzaffarnagar SSP HN Singh also said the police did not find any Hindu women in the madarasa.

Police have already arrested three persons — Sarawa village pradhan Nawab; Samar, the wife of main accused Sataullah; and Nishat, the woman’s friend, who allegedly got the complainant in touch with the main accused.

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    44NICE
    Aug 6, 2014 at 7:19 am
    INDIA,STAN,BANGLADESH PEOPLE ARE RELIGIOUS HATE MONGERS OF SAME FLOCK. ( EK HE THALI KE CHATEY BHATEY) THEY WILL NEVER PROGRESS BECAUSE OF RELIGIOSITY. ALL LEADERS OF ALL RELIGIONS HERE ARE BENT TO DIVIDE THE PEOPLE ON RELIGIOUS BASES IN ORDER TO KEEP THEM TIGHTLY BOUND FOR PERSONNEL INTEREST( VOTE BANK. AMONG THEM ARE FRONT RUNNERS LIKE BAGRANG DAL,RSS, BJP,AND SOME MULLAH BASED CONSERVATIVE BACKWARD MUSLIMS. PLEASE LOOK AT CHINA,AMERICA,BRITAIN, BRAZIL,RUSSIA ETC.
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    Nitesh
    Aug 6, 2014 at 5:22 am
    Very well, they failed to discuss and highlight the issue and now when Akhilesh govt covered it up, now w media will cast aspersions and doubts on the victim girl.Oh or may be now they will portray Madarsa people as victims being framed by vile politics of BJP.Good job MSM
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    Abhay Maheshwari
    Aug 6, 2014 at 9:51 am
    Cover up seems to have started. Did they really expect to find the abducted women a the same location after this woman spilled the beans.
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    Syed Raza
    Aug 6, 2014 at 9:11 am
    The Statement of the victim and the Police investigating this case are contradicting.........
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    Indian
    Aug 6, 2014 at 5:09 am
    Indian Express playing the role of a CID. What a bias interest.
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    Ajay Sharma
    Aug 6, 2014 at 5:29 am
    In name of abuse, a woman can blame any person, any IG, Judge or anybody.also,they can make false allegations and media and female activists , always look for prey in market.This is leading India to get notorious, in world.i wonder, where ual crimes are not happening in this world.
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    Bhushan Bhat
    Aug 6, 2014 at 8:55 am
    who is being saved?
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    Ghulam Mohiyuddin
    Aug 6, 2014 at 8:36 am
    This Indian Express story puts a different twist on this case. She was supposed to be missing on July 23rd, but that's the day she was in the hospital having surgery for ectopic pregnancy! Was she kidnapped from the hospital and a week later converted to Islam? If she lied about the kidnapping and kept her ectopic pregnancy a secret from her own family, may be she lied about the conversion being "forced" too. The case needs to be thoroughly investigated. It is better to hold our judgement until all the facts are known.
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