In Vadodara, a Muslim man repeatedly rapes a 14-year-old class X girl and recorded her on his mobile phone, reports Times of India. Allegedly the man had also attempted to brainwash her to convert to Islam by taking her to various religious places.
19-year-old Tausif Imran Khan, a class XII student who lived in Manjalpur, has been booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act for sexually exploiting a minor. Police say that he used to take the girl to Lalbaug garden and also near the ONGC campus on Pratapnag to sexually harass her. Her parents have claimed that Khan used to force her to commit sexual acts while being recorded.
The police investigation has revealed that Khan used to share pictures and videos of the girl on Tik Tok. He didn’t share any obscene content of the girl. However, he threatened to use them when the girl’s parents confronted him.
The parents discovered the girl’s exploitation when on June 20th they decided to follow her. They found out that Khan took her to Lalbaug garden and then to Hazira tomb on Pratapnagar Road. They complained that the girl was taken to various religious places in an attempt to brainwash her to convert to Islam. On being promised of marriage the girl had also started to fast for Ramzan.
According to the police, Khan had met the girl at an examination centre for the Gujarat board exams. He made repeatedly following the girl, contacting her and promised her of marriage. He had also been previously booked under POSCO for molesting a minor in 2017. He has been picked up from home but yet to be formally arrested.
There have been several incidents of the rape of minors in the past few months. In Kanpur, a Maulvi had raped a minor in a Madarasa. In another shocking case, 2 Muslim men have been arrested for raping a 12-year-old girl. In another rape of a minor in a Madarasa, the victim’s family are traumatized after Islamist trolls demanded to marry her off to her rapist.