51 girls held hostage in Uttar Pradesh’s Shahadatganj, Lucknow Police arrest madrasa manager

By: |
Lucknow | Updated: December 30, 2017 4:25 PM

As many as 51 girls were rescued today after a raid was conducted on a madarsa in the old city area following complaints of sexual harassment of the inmates by the instituter's manager, police said.

uttar pradesh madrasa, lucknow police, madrasa manager arrested, uttar pradesh madrasa manager, sexual harassment in lucknow madrasaInvestigations to ascertain whether the madarsa was being run illegally or was registered are on, they said. (Image: ANI)

As many as 51 girls were rescued today after a raid was conducted on a madarsa in the old city area following complaints of sexual harassment of the inmates by the instituter’s manager, police said. A senior police official said madrasa manager Mohammad Taiyab Zia was arrested. Acting on a tip off by the locals, a police team carried out a raid at Madarsa Jamia Khadeejtul Qubra Lilabnat in Yasinganj area under Saadatganj police station last night, police said. “The madarsa manager was arrested and 51 girls being held hostage in the institution in the old city area were rescued following the raid,” they said. Police said as they made arrangements for sending the inmates to their parents, the girls narrated their ordeal alleging inhumane treatment and molestation by the accused.

Investigations to ascertain whether the madarsa was being run illegally or was registered are on, they said. The police said more than 100 girls study at the madarsa and the rest were not present at the time of raid.

Get live Stock Prices from BSE, NSE, US Market and latest NAV, portfolio of Mutual Funds, Check out latest IPO News, Best Performing IPOs, calculate your tax by Income Tax Calculator, know market’s Top Gainers, Top Losers & Best Equity Funds. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Financial Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest Biz news and updates.

Next Stories
1Social Justice Ministry for decriminalising possession of small amount of drugs for personal use
2Unlike previous governments, state is my family: UP CM Yogi Adityanath
3Minutes after Lalu Prasad’s return to Patna, Tej Pratap Yadav sits on a dharna outside Rabri Devi’s residence