Nagpur: A private tutor allegedly raped a 13-year-old daughter of his landlord in the city repeatedly, police said on Wednesday. The accused, identified as Akshay Nagulkar, was arrested on Tuesday, following a complaint lodged by the minor.
“The accused had taken a room on rent at the victim”s house in Mangalwari area in northern part of the city in April last year to run coaching classes.
In May last year, he first sexually assaulted the girl and thereafter raped her several times threatening her of dire consequences,” a statement issued by police said.
The victim went into depression and stopped going to school due to the repeated sexual abuse.The crime came to light after her class teacher went to her place yesterday to enquire with her family about why she had stopped attending classes since the past one month.
The girl narrated her ordeal, following which a complaint was lodged against Nagulkar and he was arrested. Medical tests conducted on the victim confirmed rape.
The accused has been booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), including 376 (rape) and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act. The accused was produced in a court, which sent him to two days of police custody. • 13-year-old survivor has stopped going to school due to the repeated sexual abuse• Accused runs coaching institute at survivor’s house