SIKAR (RAJASTHAN): The Ajeetgarh Police has arrested a school teacher and director in connection with the horrific rape case of an eighteen-year-old high school student in Rajasthan's Sikar district.
School director Jagdish Yadav and teacher Jagat Singh Gurjar. had allegedly been raping the minor for over two months and had even impregnated her. The victim was later forced by the accused to undergo an abortion.
The incident came to light after the minor was rushed to a hospital on Monday for excessive bleeding during the forced abortion.
TV reports say that the doctors at the hospital informed the parents of the victim after the abortion was botched and the girl sustained brain damage.
Media reports say that the victim's parents in their complaint had alleged that the two men had been sexually assaulting the girl for some days after calling her to school on the pretext of extra classes.
The girl is now is undergoing treatment in a Jaipur hospital where she was transferred yesterday after her condition grew worse. She is now in a critical condition.
A case has been registered against the two accused as well as Dr Rajnish Sharma and his wife Kanan for carrying out the illegal abortion and destroying evidence, police said.
The interrogation taken up by the Police Superintendent, Kushal Singh Khinchi, is underway.
Further details are awaited.