A day after five minor girls of an orphanage located at Wajirabad village alleged sexual abuse by its cook,a city court sent both the cook and the owner of the NGO to judicial custody.
Police had arrested the cook,Rachit alias Raji (22),and conducted the medical examination of the victims on Friday. The doctors had told the police that at least two girls,from Suparna ka Angan orphanage,were subjected to sexual abuse.
DCP (East) Maheshwar Dayal said,We are yet to get the medical report. The cook and the owner have been sent to judicial custody. We are taking statements of the other girls residing in the NGO and after this,further action will be taken.
A resident of Sector 56 in Wazirabad village had on Friday complained to the police that girls of the Suparna ka Angan were victims of sexual abuse.
A raid was conducted and police arrested Rachit and sent five minor girls to the city civil hospital for medical examination.
We are investigating the matter and a case has been registered against Rachit,Dayal said.
Spokesperson of the NGO Anju Guliani said,Some people are trying to defame our NGO and making false allegation against us. We are working for the children who were victimised by someone in the past.
NGO officials said Rachit had quit his job one year ago and had gone to Chennai. He returned to the orphanage 15 days ago,they said.
Rachit had not been working regularly with our orphanage and he had come to meet us. When he arrived at the orphanage,one of our cooks asked him for help as she was feeling ill, said an NGO worker. There are 60 children at the shelter and 16 of them are girls.
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