81-year-old Indian artist arrested for repeatedly raping minor in Noida

Noida, May 16 (KMS): An 81-year-old artist-cum-teacher raped a girl over a period of more than seven years in Indian state of Utter Pardash.

The accused Maurice Ryder, an artist-cum-teacher, has been arrested after an FIR was lodged against him for raping a 17-year-old girl over the last seven years in Noida area of the state, a police spokesperson said.

The girl lives with her guardian, who has been a friend of the accused for around 20 years now. The guardian had lodged the complaint in the case,” SHO Sector 39 Rajeev Kumar told the media.

The accused was presented in a local court after his arrest and has been sentenced to 14 days judicial custody, SHO Kumar added.