4-year-old girl ‘inappropriately touched’ in Delhi school

December 7, 2018

Parents of a four-year-old girl have alleged that their daughter was “inappropriately touched” by her classmate or someone else at a school in outer Delhi’s Ranhola.

On Wednesday evening, the girl’s mother lodged a complaint at the Ranhola police station. Following the incident, locals gathered in front of the school on Thursday morning and ransacked the building.

Police soon reached the spot and brought the situation under control, Seju Kuruvilla, Deputy Commissioner of Police (outer), said. He said a case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act was registered and medical examination of the victim conducted. The accused has not been identified yet.

On Thursday morning, locals along with the victim’s family gheraoed the school and ransacked the building. They allegedly assaulted the school staff and manhandled the principal. Police used mild force to disperse the mob after which the situation was brought under control.

Officials said further investigation in the case is currently on.

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