A 14-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a cleric and a shopkeeper on the campus of a mosque under Bhagwatpur police station area in Moradabad Thursday evening. Medical examination of the victim has confirmed rape, police said.
SO of Bhagwatpur PS, Akhilesh Pradhan said the victim’s father told the police that the cleric had on Wednesday asked his daughter to stay after the classes. “When others left, cleric Nazir asked the girl to clean his room in the premises.
The complainant alleged that when his daughter went inside, she found Mohsin there. Nazir and Moshsin overpowered the girl and raped her,” the SO said.
The father told the police that by the time he and others reached the mosque, Nazir and Mohsin had fled. The SO said that efforts were on to arrest the two absconding accused.