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Income tax joint commissioner in Patna arrested for sexually assaulting girl from Sikkim in hostel

A senior Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer posted as a joint commissioner of the income tax department in Patna was arrested early on Wednesday morning for allegedly sexually assaulting a teenage girl from Sikkim at her hostel.

 Ram Babu Gupta, has been a patron at the Eklavya Super 50 coaching institute, which the girl has been attending for about a year. 

According to the FIR the girl lodged at Digha police station, the alleged incident took place on Saturday evening, when she was alone in her room at the hostel. Gupta came into the room and sexually assaulted her, she said in the FIR lodged on Tuesday night.

short by: Nishan Puthran/read more at Indian Express