Jawaharlal Nehru University PhD scholar arrested
March 3, 2014 - New Delhi
A young PhD Scholar at Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi on Sunday arrested on the charges of sexually assaulting his sister-in-law.
The 16 year old girl who lives with the accused was taken to hospital following her complaining of stomach ace was found two month old pregnant. She alleged that he violated her for the last few years. Police action came after being informed by the hospital authorities who said that this is the second time she was pregnant. Police booked under IPC Section 376 (rape) and the POCSO Act.
In a related development, the scholar tried to attempt commit suicide by trying to injure his private parts in the lock-up. Police spotted him bleeding was rushed to Safdarjung Hospital where he was admitted in ICU. He told to the magistrate that he had fallen and an enquiry was ordered into the incident.