15-year-old allegedly raped in Bikaner after getting lift in bus, driver arrested

Last Updated: Mon, Apr 29, 2013 16:01 hrs

Bikaner: A driver of a bus was arrested for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl in Bikaner, police said on Monday.

The girl, a class X student of a private school in Bikaner has charged the bus driver with raping her and lodged an FIR against him with Khajuwala police station on Sunday night.

The police have arrested the accused, identified as Rajesh Kumar (35), CO Babu Lal said on Monday.

"The girl was on her way to the school on April 26 when the driver met and offered her lift to the school.

The driver was alone in the bus. He gave a sedative-laced drink to the girl and raped her," CO said.

He left the girl near Khajuwala hospital on Monday morning and drove away.

"The girl narrated the incident to her family following which the FIR was lodged against him," the CO added.

Meanwhile in Jaipur, a hostel warden of a visually challenged institute was arrested for allegedly seeking sexual favours from a girl.

Prashant Vyas (35), was allegedly forcing the girl to have a friendship and sexual relation with him, police said.

"The warden was arrested yesterday on complaint by the management of the institute," Additional DCP Anil Tank said on Monday.

The institute is run by an NGO.

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