Bharat Sevashram Sangha Monk attempts rape on minor, arrested

Jamshedpur: A Bharat Sevashram Sangha (BSS) monk has been arrested for attempt of rape on a minor girl in Jharkhand’s East Singhbhum district today.

The 15-year-old victim along with her brother and sister-in-law recently arrived from Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur district and were staying at BSSs Sonari Complex with her relatives before moving in a rented accommodation near Kalganagar.

In her police complaint, the victim’s brother said she had gone to the complex to visit a temple but went missing after that. After hours of searching in and around the complex and on visiting BSS monk’s place, she was finally rescued from his bathroom, TT reports.

The accused has been arrested while the minor girl was sent for a medical check-up, said the DSP working on the case.