36 sexually assaulted students rescued from Pune Madrasa

Updated: 28 July, 2018 09:40 IST | ANI | Pune

The Madrasa reportedly houses students between the ages of 5 to 14 years. Police has initiated an investigation into the matter.

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A total of 36 students, who were allegedly sexually assaulted, were rescued by the police from a Madrasa in Pune on Friday. The Maulana of the Madrasa was also arrested on charges of sexual assault in Pune's Katraj suburb.

The police has initiated an investigation into the matter.

"Maulana of a Madarsa has been arrested for sexually assaulting his students in Katraj, Pune. Total 36 students have been rescued. We have registered a case against him. Further investigation underway", said Kondhwa police inspector, Milind Gaikwad.

The Madrasa reportedly houses students between the ages of 5 to 14 years.

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First Published: 28 July, 2018 09:30 IST

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