Teacher held for raping 6-year-old, booked under POCSO act
According to reports, the accused is a teacher (Shiksha Mitra) in a village primary school
A Shiksha Mitra in Uttar Pradesh has been arrested for allegedly raping a six-year-old student inside a primary school in Meerut district.
Circle officer of Mawana area, Uday Pratap Singh, said that a case of rape has been registered against the accused and appropriate sections of POCSO Act will also be invoked since the victim is a minor.
A Shiksha Mitra in UP was arrested for allegedly raping a 6-yr-old student inside a primary school in #Meerut dist. Circle officer of Mawana area,said that a case of rape was registered against accused & appropriate sec of POCSO Act will also be invoked since victim is a minor. pic.twitter.com/hBzzP066f1— IANS Tweets (@ians_india) September 24, 2020
According to reports, the accused is a teacher (Shiksha Mitra) in a village primary school.
The incident came to light after the girl informed her family members on Tuesday and they, along with the villagers, rushed to the school and thrashed the accused.
A few people later locked the accused inside a classroom and informed the police.
Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) of Mawana, Kamlesh Goel, and circle officer Uday Pratap also rushed to the school with police force and convinced the villagers to hand over the accused to the police.
The girl has been sent for medical examination and the accused will be produced in court on Thursday.
Keep scrolling to read more news
Mid-Day is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@middayinfomedialtd) and stay updated with the latest news
This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever
Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from Mid-day.comSubscribe