Minor raped by karate instructor

Hyderabad: A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a karate instructor at a play school in Kushaiguda area here, police said today.

The accused, Sai Kumar, took the victim to the washroom and allegedly raped her. The incident took place a week ago, they said.

A case has been registered under section 376 of IPC and relevant sections of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act against Kumar following a complaint filed by the minor’s parents, Kushaiguda Police station inspector N Venkataramana said.

The erring instructor has been taken into custody for questioning, police said, adding, further investigation is on.