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Seminary teacher held on charges of rape

By Our Staff Reporter 2018-04-05
KARACHI: Korangi police on Wednesday arrested a 60-year-old seminary teacher on charges of raping a female student, making her video and blackmailing her parents.

Korangi SHO Inayatullah Marwat told Dawn that they had registered an FIR (110/2018) under Section 376 (punishment for rape) of the Pakistan Penal Code against the suspect.

According to the father of the girl, the accused raped his daughter about four years ago when she was a student at the seminary, located in Korangi-3, and made her video.

`The cleric was demanding money from the parents of the girl and was threatening to upload her video on the Internet. The girl is now married and has a son,` the police officer added.