HYDERABAD: Days after reports of a 10-year-old minor girl’s abduction and rape inside a madrassa in Ghaziabad emerged and shocked the nation, a madrassa teacher (maulvi) here has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing six minor boys, all aged between 6 and 8 years.The accused, 44-year-old Rehman Ansari, a native of Bihar, was arrested following a complaint from parents of one of the boys.
A case was registered under Section 377(unnatural sex), 506 (criminal intimidation) of Indian Penal Code and Section 5 & 6 of POCSO Act. The accused was produced before a local court which remanded him to judicial custody. All the 6 children have been sent for medical examination. Inspector P Venkateswarlu said the parents have lodged a complaint with police alleging that Ansari has been sexually assaulting minor students for the past few months.
Ansari is English teacher at madrassa
Ansari, who teaches English and is also the in-charge of the Jamia Uloom-ul- Huda Madarssa at Zeba Baugh in Asif Nagar limits. There are 25 students enrolled in the madrasa of which only five are locals. Twenty other students are natives of Bihar and have been at the madrassa and pursuing education.