Ruhab Menon, accused of raping a student in Kanker district, Chhattisgarh, has been arrested. He served as the state general secretary of the student congressional organization NSUI. The party had given him the responsibility even during the by-elections that were held in Bhanu Pratappur. According to reports, Ruhab befriended the student under the guise of helping her. Then took him to the forest and imposed himself on her.
media reports According to the victim, he is studying at a college in Kanker itself. Defendant Ruhab had helped him when he was admitted to college. Afterwards, he continuously tried to get in touch with the victim. the victim gave the police Statement I said that Ruhab helped her when she was admitted a few months ago. During the admission itself, he had taken down the victim’s mobile number. After that, he often talked on the phone.
On Wednesday (November 16, 2022), Ruhab called the victim and called him to the local Ghari Chowk. Where after talking about studies, he made the victim sit in the car under the pretext of going for a walk. The victim says that after making her sit in the car, Ruhab took her by force to Singarbhat forest. Whereupon he stopped the car in the forest and raped her.
It is said that the organization was already aware of Ruhab’s activities. So, on November 15, he was suspended from the NSUI for indiscipline. Suspended giving reasons for doing so. kanker SP Shalabh Sinha says It is said that after registering an FIR on the student’s complaint, the police took immediate action and arrested the accused. He was sent to prison in custody. It is said that after the rape, Ruhab also threatened the student not to complain. But as soon as she was freed from her clutches, she joined the police.