Patna, Sep 20: In yet another incident of sexual crime against children, the principal and clerk of a private school in Patna’s Phulwari Sharif allegedly raped a class 5th student in the school premises for over a period of nine months.
According to ANI, both have been arrested by the police on Thursday and a subsequent medical test confirmed that the girl was pregnant.
The instance came to light when the girl student returned home from school and started vomiting.
The girl later revealed that she was sexually assaulted by the principal and the clerk following which her parents registered a complaint in the matter.
Meanwhile, Patna senior superintendent of police (SSP) Manu Maharaaj confirmed the incident and said that the probe into an alleged crime is underway.
Recently, the principal and two other officials of a boarding school in Uttarakhand’ Dehradun were held on Tuesday after a Class 10 girl student accused them of suppressing the matter of her gang-rape by senior students in August.
The 16-year-old alleged on the pretext of preparations for an August 15 event, the four senior boys sexually assaulted her.
Last week, a nineteen-year-old was allegedly kidnapped and gang-raped in Rewari district of Haryana.