Pune: Maulana Rahim held for sexual abuse sent to police custody
Pune, July 29: Maulana Rahim who was arrested on charges of sexual assault with students at a madarsa in Katraj, Pune on Saturday, has been sent to police custody till 31st July.
A total of 36 students were rescued by the police from a Madrasa in Pune on Friday evening after reports of sexual assault surfaced.
Recently two children aged ten years old secretly ran away from the orphanage. But later they were traced by an NGO and were produced before the Child Welfare Committee.
Police said that when a committee member asked them reasons why they ran away. They said that one Maulana Rahim sexually abuses a brother of one of them.
The Madrasa reportedly houses students between the age group of 5 to 14 years.
Statements of all the inmates will be recorded at the Child Welfare Committee office to find out if any other child faced sexual abuse, the officer said.
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