J&K BJP spokesperson’s husband held for sexually abusing minor

Child Sexual Exploitation

JAMMU — Ravi Sethi, husband of former Mahila Morcha President and J&K BJP spokesperson, Rajni Sethi was arrested on Wednesday for sexually abusing 13-year-old daughter of his brother.

Police said that Sethi and his maternal uncle Raj Kumar have been arrested and the court has sent the duo on seven days of police remand.

As per the details, FIR vide 197/20 under sections 354 of IPC and 7/8 of POCSO Act has been registered against Sethi and Raj.

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Earlier, Police party led by SP North conducted the raid and arrested the duo.

Also, Police took the victim to hospital for medical examination, the report of which was awaited.

Sources said that under BJP pressure, the Jammu Police was delaying registration of FIR. Meanwhile, soon after the complaint, Sethi was detained. However, police was giving him time to settle the issue with the victim’s family.

The minor girl’s family refused to withdraw the complaint and knocked the court’s doors. On court directions, police swung into action and formally arrested Ravi Sethi and his uncle Raj Kumar for sexually abusing the minor girl.

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Soon after the arrest, both Sethi and Raj were produced before the court.

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