Bizarre diktat: UP village panchayat orders rape victim to quit school after her MMS goes viral
A village panchayat in Uttar Pradesh's Etah has issued a bizarre diktat to a rape victim asking the girl to quit her school.
Lucknow: A village panchayat in Uttar Pradesh's Etah has issued a bizarre diktat to a rape victim asking the girl to quit her school.
The panchayat also decided to boycott the school until further action is taken against the accused. According to reports, the accused is a manager in the same school where the girl is a student.
A Times Now report stated that girl was reportedly raped and filmed by her school manager last year. However, she did not disclose the incident to her family fearing that the manager would circulate the MMS video, police said.
The manager had the video clip of the incident, threatening the girl with it, a police official said, noting that she informed her family only after the video went viral.
The family filed an FIR in Kotwali Bagwala recently, following which the accused was arrested.
In her complaint, the girl claimed that the school manager to sexually exploiting several other girls of her school. According to the victim, the accused used to rape girls by threatening them to fail in their exams.