A Class X student, repeatedly raped by her neighbour, has given birth to a child in a school toilet in north-west Delhi’s Mukherjee Nagar on Thursday.
The victim (15) alleged that Abdul Gaffar (51) raped her four to five times in ‘exchange of money’. Gaffar was arrested on Friday.
“He used to give the girl ₹500-₹800 to lure her,” said a senior police officer. Gaffar, who is an auto driver, also allegedly made the minor take an abortion pill when she told him about her pregnancy. This led to the premature delivery at 26 weeks.
The police said the victim’s parents were in the dark about her pregnancy. “They though it was a gastric problem and that the girl would be better in a few days,” said the officer.
The police recorded the girl’s statements after she regained consciousness. The accused was arrested subsequently.
“Gaffar is a native of Bihar and has admitted to his crime,” said the officer, adding that the mother and the baby were stable.
English news media reports about the incident reveal the inner workings of these media houses.
While NDTV has not given the name of the accused, The Hindu‘s headline does not mention the rape at all – in fact, the first line of their article says ’15-year-old impregnated by neighbour’. It is only later that the article mentions that the schoolgirl was ‘impregnated’ by a 51-year-old man.
Is The Hindu implying that no rape occurred – maybe they want to paint Gaffar as a ‘victim’ of the draconian Modi-rule? After all, the narrative set by our pseudo secular English MSM is that Muslims are being victimized by Hindutva fascists ever since Modi came to power. A rape charge by a 15-year-old schoolgirl and her family is a small matter that can be ignored when the larger narrative is at stake -isn’t that right dear Malini Parthasarathy and other folks who run The Hindu?
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