Delhi: 6-year-old raped in school premises; staff member held

Delhi: 6-year-old raped in school premises; staff member held

A 20-year-old sweeper of a private school in Malviya Nagar was arrested on Thursday for allegedly raping a 6-year-old girl in the school's washroom.

On September 8, seven-year-old Pradyuman was found dead inside the toilet of the Ryan International School, Gurugram, with his throat slit.

In another incident, reported from Uttrakhand a class 12th student on Wednesday has alleged that she was sexually molested by her male school teacher inside his cabin during the school hours.

"A doctor told us that she has developed an infection and it would require an operation and she would have to be administered anesthesia", the girls father said. "After getting out of the meeting I called her again and she asked me to come to my daughter's school immediately", he said.

Meanwhile, the employee has been reportedly arrested and the matter is being investigated.

According to the Newspaper, The parents then reached the school and informed the principal, after which police were called.The child's father said the woman employee who was supposed to assist children was not in the washroom at the time.

"We had heard about the Gurgaon incident". Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia ordered a magisterial inquiry into the incident.

A Delhi government official told IANS that members of the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights will visit the school on Friday. The accused was later arrested.

Summary: A six-year-old girl was raped inside a private school in south Delhi by a school employee on Wednesday afternoon.

Following the Shahdara rape incident, Delhi Police commissioner Amulya Patnaik had instructed all district deputy commissioners of police to ensure that schools in their areas have adequate security measures in place.