Timeline: Sexual assaults in Delhi schools
Delhi continues to be in the news for all the wrong reasons. On Friday, a seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped in her municipal school. Here are similar cases from the national capital
Cases of sexual violence against girls and women continue to occur in the national capital, the most recent being the alleged rape of a seven-year-old girl in her municipal school in northwest Delhi on Friday.
Here is a timeline of similar attacks on girls in schools:
December 2012: A three-year-old girl sedated and raped inside a playschool in Sagarpur in west Delhi by the school owner's 35-year-old husband.
October 2012: A school van driver arrested for raping a 12-year-old girl from south Delhi. He was caught by resident welfare association members.
July 2012: A school teacher held in Hauz Qazi in central Delhi for raping a 17-year-old student for several years. He subdued her with threats of uploading her photos on internet.
February 2012: A South Delhi Municipal Corporation school teacher held for molesting girl students aged between 11 and 13 in Greater Kailash for several months.
July 2009: An unidentified man attempted to rape a 12-year-old girl at a municipal school in Rohini in north Delhi.
July 2008: A 10-year-old student raped in a girls' toilet by two men in a municipal primary school in Ashok Vihar in north-west Delhi. They entered the school by jumping over its boundary wall. The municipal corporation then spent Rs.300 crore on erecting high walls and installing grills in around 300 schools.