A seven-year-old girl was raped by madrasa teacher Maulana Mushtaq in the Mehdawal area of Sant Kabir Nagar district in UP.
As per news agency PTI, the incident took place when the girl had gone to the madrasa along with her brother. Mushtaq sent the boy outside to buy fruits and raped the girl, Additional Superintendent of Police Santosh Kumar said.
When family members came to know about the incident, they filed a complaint with the police and an FIR was lodged under provisions of the POCSO Act and IPC section 376 (rape) in this connection, he said.
Efforts are on to nab the accused, police said.