Gujarat teacher commits suicide after complaint of rape
Chhotaudepur (Gujarat) : A teacher hanged himself from the roof of his house on Wednesday night after filing a complaint of rape a week ago in Chhotaudpur’s Wachlibhit village. An officer of Joz police station said that he was absconding since then.
Last week, Anita (name changed) filed a complaint alleging that Babubhai Rupalabhai Rathwa had raped his 14-year-old mute and mentally challenged daughter on July 26 when she was alone at home on July 26, the official said. .
In the complaint, he said that Babubhai had come to his house and told the victim’s family that he was waiting for the labourers, and that he would rest at the victim’s house until they came. The family members trusted him and the adults went to his farm to work there. When the girl was alone in the house, the teacher raped the minor girl.
On returning from the farm, the complainant came to know about the incident from his daughter. By then the teacher had fled from the spot. The victim’s mother informed her husband and lodged a complaint with the police.
The police officer said that the accused has been booked under various sections of POCSO and rape, while the victim has been sent to a government hospital for medical examination. Inspector KA Dabhi investigated the matter.
On Wednesday night, the village sarpanch called the police and informed that the accused teacher Babubhai had committed suicide after returning home. His body was sent for postmortem.