Udaipur police on Monday arrested a taekwondo coach for raping and impregnating a 15-year old girl. The accused was produced in court and was remanded under judicial custody.
The victim girl hailing from Jaipur came to Udaipur to take part in the India Taekwondo Championship held in June, police said. The incident came to light when the victim girl lodged a Zero FIR at Sodala Police Station of Jaipur blaming the coach of raping her.
The FIR containing the sections of Protection of Children from Sexual Offence (POCSO) and other sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC) was forwarded to the Surajpol police station of Udaipur for further action. Based upon the FIR Surajpol police arrested the accused Rahul Chouhan, a resident of Udaipur and booked him under the charges of rape, added Station House Officer Surajpol police station Dalpat Singh.
The victim girl came to Udaipur on 12th May along with 16 other girls:
In her report, the victim MINOR girl mentioned that she is a resident of Jaipur and is studying in class 10th. she came to Udaipur on 12 May along with 16 other girls and few other representatives of the local organization associated with the sport to participate in the Taekwondo Championship. The entire group stayed at Hotel Madurai located at Surajpol in Udaipur.
On the next day of her arrival when she was sleeping in her room at the hotel, the accused entered her room and started touching her body. When she woke up he went away. He again turned up in her room on the same night in a drunken state at around 12.30am and allegedly raped her, Singh added as per the report. In her report the victim girl also claimed that the accused coach started threatening her for her life not sharing the incident with anyone else or to the police.
The mandatory medical examination of the girl was conducted in which she was found pregnant. The girl was admitted for abortion at the Pannadhay wing of the MB hospital in Udaipur on the orders of the Child Welfare Committee, SHO said. The accused coach, meanwhile was produced infront of the court on Monday, 19 June and was remanded under Judicial Custody.