New Delhi: Temple of knowledge turned into a place of shame when a peon at a private school sexually assaulted a five year old girl in an empty campus.
A 40-year-old identified as Vikas was arrested by cops after the victim gave a tip-off about his description to the police during a counselling classes.
“The incident occurred on Saturday at around 1100 hours, at the Tagore Public School at Shahdara. Vikas lured the minor with a candy and took her inside the empty classroom where he sexually assaulted her,” Deputy Commissioner of Police Nupur Prasad said.
Prasad said that Vikas put his hand the victim’s mouth and threatened her of dire consequences.
The victim, Class 1 student, has been admitted to Chacha Nehru hospital for treatment where her condition that is said to be stable.
The matter was reported to the police after 1500 hours, when the minor complained of pain in her abdomen. Her mother noticed bleeding in private parts.
The victim is a resident of Raghubir Nagar area and her father works as a tailor in a readymade garments factory.
The minor also stated that the accused was wearing a red colour cap.
- Vikas, a resident of Usmanpur, was working in the school for the last three years.
- Prasad said that he had earlier worked in two other schools.
The police said a medical test confirmed sexual assault.