A retired police inspector has been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl, the officials said on Tuesday.
The incident took place on Sunday when retired inspector, Dinesh Chandra Tripathi, who hails from Prayagraj, was watching television with his tenant’s 13-year-old daughter at his house in Friends Colony, senior police official Anoop Singh said.
The victim’s family reported the matter on Monday and a case was registered under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Protection Of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act at Chakeri police station.
The girl’s medical examination was conducted, Mr Singh said, adding its report is awaited.
During his service, Tripathi had served at Chakeri as Station House Officer (SHO). He retired as inspector in 2016.