Lucknow, Oct 22: A girl student was arrested Monday in eastern Uttar Pradesh’s Deoria district for filming one of her friends being raped by a male teacher, police said.
The shocking incident took place at Ichauna village in Selampur of Deoria district, 290 km from here.
The victim lodged a complaint with the police that she was raped by a teacher two days back in connivance with one of her own friends and that the two were blackmailing her with an MMS that was filmed during the rape.
The victim told police that she is a class XII student and that a friend of hers took her to an isolated place where the ‘shiksha mitra’ (teacher on contract) raped her.
She told her family about the incident after which she was taken to the local police station where a case was lodged and action to arrest the duo taken.
While the girl who filmed the rape has been arrested by the police, the teacher is at large and the police is looking for him. The accused has been identified as Nanhe, a local resident.
Superintendent of Police (SP) Deoria L.R. Kumar told IANS that the victim has been sent for medical examination and the MMS that was filmed during the rape has been seized. “We are on the lookout for the accused and will soon arrest him,” he added.