Three-year-old girl sexually abused twice in Bangalore school
BANGALORE: A three-year-old girl was allegedly
sexually assaulted twice on the premises of a private school here in the fifth
such incident in as many months. The accused, a school attendant, was arrested
on November 30 after the mother of the victim registered a police complaint,
City Police Commissioner MN Reddi told PTI here.
In the complaint filed on November 29, the mother
alleged that the child was sexually abused twice on October 22 and November 26,
The attendant has been booked under the Protection of
Children from Sexual Offences Act and Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code
(relating to punishment for rape). The latest incident comes weeks after the
sexual assault of a six-year-old girl in a school by a Hindi teacher who was
In another incident in October, an office assistant in
a school here was arrested for sexual assault of a three-and-a-half-year girl.
An eight-year-old girl was allegedly sexually
assaulted by her 63-year-old teacher inside her school premises over a period
of time with the offence coming to light in early August, barely a month after
the rape of a six-year-old girl at ‘Vibgyor High’ school here.
The series of incidents of sexual assault of minor
girls in schools in Bengaluru has led to concerns over safety of children. Police
had issued safety guidelines for schools, which in many cases have been found
to be observing them in the breach.