The survivor was residing in the hostel for the past five years
The survivor was residing in the hostel for the past five years|Representational image
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Hostel superintendent held for raping physically-challenged girl

14-year-old physically challenged girl repeatedly raped by hostel superintendent in Nagpur district of Maharashtra; forced to undergo abortion when she conceived

Team EastMojo

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New Delhi: The superintendent of a hostel in Katol in Nagpur district of Maharashtra was on Friday arrested for allegedly raping and impregnating a 14-year-old physically-challenged girl.

The police also nabbed the victim's mother and a nurse for allegedly forcing the teen to undergo an abortion at home after they found out that she was pregnant, informed Inspector Mahadev Achrekar of Katol police station.

The three arrested have been booked under the Indian Penal Code, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

The survivor, who is a student of Class VI, was residing in the hostel for the past five years and was repeatedly raped by the superintendent this year. When she conceived, a nurse and the girl's mother forced her to undergo an abortion at home.

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