BHUBANESHWAR: Another case of sexual assault of a minor student at a school has emerged and the prime accused in the case is the school headmaster who reportedly raped one of his students at the campus.
The Odisha Police arrested the accused on charges of sexually assaulting a minor student over a period of a month in Mayurbhanj district of the state.
The victim is a class 6 student and was allegedly assaulted by the accused at the school premises.
Odisha: A class 6 student allegedly sexually assaulted by the headmaster of her school in Mayurbhanj over the period of a month. Headmaster thrashed by people and later arrested by police. (12.12.2017) pic.twitter.com/sR30p8mJVN
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“The headmaster of the school had been sexually assaulting a Class 6 student since last one month. She later told her family about it. A case has been registered regarding this and he has been arrested”, VK Patel, DIB DSP, Mayurbhanj told news agency ANI.
The incident came to light after the girl narrated her ordeal to her family.
The police have registered a complaint against the school headmaster and have started an investigation in this regard.
The accused was beaten by angry people before being handed over to the police.
On December 5, a three-year-old child in a Behala-based Kolkata was sexually assaulted and a non-teaching staff was arrested by the police as the prime accused.
Manoj, the staff member at the school had allegedly sexually abused the child twice, in June and later in September.
The parents had lodged a complaint with the police in September, but the arrest was made only after parents of other students held demonstrations following the sexual assault.
In another incident, a four-year-old was raped at one of the high profile schools in Kolkata. Later, two PT teachers were arrested and sent to police custody in connection with the case.
The girl child was allegedly sexually abused inside a school by the two teachers. Later, her mother found the blood stain on her uniform while picking up from school.