Without a second thought maybe most of us would agree that after home if we feel safe somewhere then it’s probably school but not for all in a shocking and heinous incident a 5 -year-old girl student was raped by her teacher at a government school in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. The 40-year-old teacher had been employed on a contract under the Siksha Mitra scheme. The incident took place when the girl and some of the other students went to the school to complete the formalities of their admission.
During this time, the accused teacher asked the other students to go back home and asked the 5-year-old girl to stay. The accused raped the girl within the premises. After being raped, the girl somehow returned home and narrated the thing to her parents. The girl’s parents and locals reached the school. They locked the teacher in a room and informed the police about the incident.
The accused was charged under Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act. After the incident came to light, the girl was taken for a medical examination.
Source: Times Now and East Coast Daily