New Delhi: A very shameful act of the Imam of the mosque in Delhi has come to the fore. The Imam of the mosque is accused of raping the innocent. Based on the complaint of the relatives, Imam was arrested by the police. Action is being taken against Imam under the POCSO Act.
Innocent used to read Quran in mosque
The matter is of the Harsh Vihar area of Delhi. Imam Ilyas (48) of the mosque here is accused of raping a 10-year-old innocent girl who came to the mosque. Innocent used to come to the mosque to read the Quran, during which the Imam committed a very shameful act. The incident is on May 30.
Imam mosque in northeast Delhi’s Harsh Vihar was arrested from Loni near Ghaziabad on Monday for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl, who had gone to fetch water from the religious establishment on May 30, police said on Tuesday.
“The girl returned home and told everything to her family members when they asked her why she came late. The family, along with some neighbours, went to the mosque to confront the cleric. Seeing them, the suspect fled through the rear door,” the officer said.
Action under POCSO ACT
On May 30, when a 12-year-old innocent girl reached her home, she told her mother about the disgusting act of the Imam. After which the relatives lodged a complaint against Imam in the police station. The police arrested Imam from Loni after getting the girl medical. An FIR has been registered against the accused Imam under the sections of the POCSO Act.