After allegedly raping her, the TDP leader from Andhra Pradesh also allegedly threatened the girl to keep quiet; he also gave her Rs 100 for not reporting the sexual assault to anybody
The Hush Post: A leader of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Dachepalli village of Andhra Pradesh has been arrested on the charges of raping a 14-year-old girl multiple times and impregnating her.
The accused has been identified as Mahbub Vali (43). The incident occurred in Dachepalli village of Andhra Pradesh.
Accused Mahbub Vali has been arrested by the police after booking him in a case under the charges of rape (section 376) and criminal intimidation (section 506) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO), a report said.
The TDP leader allegedly raped the teenage girl several times and impregnated her for the last four months. But the incident came to light on Sunday, May 13, when the victim fell unconscious. After that the victim’s family took her to a hospital for medical check-up. At the hospital, the doctors found that the teenager was three months pregnant, the report said.
When her parents questioned her, the girl finally spoke about her ordeal and said that the TDP leader had lured her on the pretext of buying her cold-drinks. He took her to a neighbour’s house, where he forced himself on her. After that, accused Mahbub Vali, allegedly raped her many times. Not only did Vali threaten her to remain silent but also gave her Rs 100 for not reporting the sexual assault to anyone, NDTV reported.
The victim’s sister has said that Vali, who is a co-opted member of a local government body, had also tried to resolve issued between her and her estranged husband, the report said.
“’He had promised to help me and my family, and now he has done this to my innocent sister. He has children and grandchildren but threatened and exploited my sister,” NDTV quoted victim’s sister as saying.
Meanwhile the victim is undergoing treatment at the Gurazala hospital.
“If necessary we will send her to Guntur hospital,” Guruzala Deputy Superintendent of Police KVVNV Prasad reportedly said.