VADODARA: Vinu Katariya, a teacher who allegedly raped his 17-year-old female student, will be taken to Ahmedabad by police for his medical test.
Katariya, who was arrested by police on Friday, was taken to SSG Hospital twice on Saturday to collect the sample of his semen. “Katariya was taken in the early hours to the hospital and later in the morning. But as the sample could not be collected he will be taken to Ahmedabad so that it can be collected with the help of different technology,” a police official said.
Police presented Katariya before a special Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) court late on Saturday evening to seek his custody. Meanwhile during the day, the rape-survivor’s statement was recorded before a judicial magistrate under section 164 of criminal procedure code (CrPC).
Police officials said that they will take Katariya to hotels in Padra and Ahmedabad where the girl has claimed that she was raped.
According to police, Katariya, who used to teach the girl at a private tuition classes in Atladara, used to call her early for the classes and take advantage of her. From January to March this year, the accused took the girl to hotels in Padra and Ahmedabad and raped her repeatedly.
Accused designed teachers’ module
An MPhil in one of the sub-disciplines of biology, the rape-accused Vinu Katariya was one of the 11 experts in designing teachers’ training module for class XI biology subject. The module published this year by Gujarat State School Textbook Board was designed to orient teachers with new methods to teach newly introduced NCERT in schools.
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