Bhopal Hostel Rape case: Was forced to Watch Porn, says Victim

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Bhopal, Aug 12 :A fourth woman has accused Ashwini Sharma, the director of a government-aided tribal hostel for the disabled in Bhopal of keeping her in captive and raping her for six months.

“I was kept in custody, made to watch porn films and was raped for six months,” the fourth survivor told the police in Indore.

The Bhopal hostel rape case came to light last week when a 19-year-old speech and hearing impaired girl filed a complaint with the police.19-year-old tribal girl had lodged a case of rape against Sharma at Dhar Kotwali in her native Dhar district on August 8, which had led to Sharma’s arrest in Bhopal on August 9.

Another  23-year-old tribal girl lodged a case of rape, unnatural sex and molestation under Sections 376, 377 and 354 of IPC against Sharma at Hira Nagar police station in Indore late in the evening.

The girl who hails from Dhar district (the other alleged rape survivor girl also hails from Dhar) alleged in the complaint that Sharma raped and committed the unnatural sexual act with her during her stay at the private hostel run by him. She alleged that Sharma raped her while she was undergoing vocational course at an Industrial Training Institute (ITI) in Bhopal during 2017-18.

State Congress spokesperson Shobha Oza has stated  “Ashwini Sharma is an activist of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and he enjoys the blessings of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan”.

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