The Rajasthan police have arrested an occultist from Gujarat for allegedly raping a 35-year-old married woman on the pretext of curing a “black magic spell” cast on her, officials said on Saturday.
The Nagana police in Rajasthan’s Barmer arrested the occultist after the woman lodged a complaint on August 31.The accused, identified as Saleem Baba alias Gulab Nabi (57), a resident of Mehsana in Gujarat, was produced before a court in Barmar on Saturday, from where he was sent to judicial custody.
The woman said that Saleem Baba came to her house on August 24 on the pretext of curing a “black magic spell”. He played many tricks on her and raped her for the next six days, she alleged. On August 30, the accused fled after threatening the survivor and thereafter she approached the police.
Following the complaint, a police team located him from Gujarat’s Mehsana and arrested him on Thursday.
A preliminary probe revealed that the accused used to cheat women in the rural areas on the pretext of curing their black magic spell and also curing them from diseases.
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Educational institutions must prepare the young for the future through imparting “necessary knowledge” and “right skills,” President Droupadi Murmu said on Saturday, expressing confidence that this could be achieved with the help of the famed Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). The IITs are the pride of the nation and their story is the story of Independent India, the President said at the closing ceremony of the IIT Delhi’s diamond jubilee celebrations on Saturday.
The Madhya Pradesh government will not serve eggs and chicken to children lodged in juvenile and correction homes, home minister Narottam Mishra said on Sunday. His statement came after the MP Women and Child Development department on August 25 released a gazette notification on the implementation of the Juvenile Justice Act 2016, including egg and chicken in the list of food items to be provided to the children lodged in juvenile and correction homes.