Police in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh arrested a cleric who allegedly raped a nine-year-old girl on mosque premises while the local imam was away on leave. The cleric later publicly admitted his guilt.

Mohammad Ahmad was taken into custody on Wednesday for allegedly sexually assaulting a nine-year-old girl having been hired by the mosque to teach local children the Koran. The alarm was raised by the girl’s mother who filed an official complaint with authorities. (RT)