Ahmedabad, January 28: A 42-year-old man who worked as a Science teacher and Motivational speaker at the Thaltej Branch of a renowned coaching institute in Ahmadabad, Gujarat was arrested for raping a female student several times from 2016 to 2019.

The accused also recorded the act and used it to submit the victim to his lecherous demands.  Bhopal Shocker: 35-Year-Old Man Molests 3-Year-Old Girl in Park; Booked Under POCSO Act

As per the report by the Times of India (TOI), the accused, identified as Mayank Dixit, used to teach science and give motivational lectures to students at the coaching institute where he taught engineering and medical courses aspirants.

"Being a motivational speaker, he would speak about life and its philosophy to his students. The victim, who was just 16 at the time, became impressed by him. He would give her extra time after class. After one of their classes in august 2016, he took the girl to a friend’s place where he raped her for the first time," said a police officer.

”Recently the victim told him that her family had been receiving marriage proposals for her. This did not go too well with the accused, who then threatened to release her video online if she agreed to marry someone," said the officer.  Chennai Shocker: Wife Tips Off Police After Man Films Her Sister While Changing; Accused Arrested

The issue came to light when the girl, afraid of her assaulter’s threat, went into depression, causing her parents to notice changes in her behaviour. After much support from her family, the girl finally opened up about her ordeal and decided to file a police complaint with the Vastrapur police station.

A case was registered against the tuition teacher under the Protection of Children against Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and the accused was nabbed from his residence on Wednesday.

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