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Delhi minor rape: Tagore Public School did not verify peon’s background, SDM report says

Six major lapses including non-verification of the accused were reported in a report submitted by sub-divisional magistrate investigating the rape of a five-year-old girl in Tagore Public School to Delhi state government on Monday.


By   |  Updated On : September 18, 2017 06:16 PM
Delhi minor rape: Tagore Public School did not verify peon’s background, SDM report says

Delhi minor rape: Tagore Public School did not verify peon’s background, SDM report says

New Delhi :  

Six major lapses including non-verification of the accused were reported in a report submitted by sub-divisional magistrate investigating the rape of a five-year-old girl in Tagore Public School to Delhi state government on Monday.

The sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) in the report has mentioned that non-coverage of the school building under CCTV Cameras has reduced the deterrence effect.

The report also mentions that the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) did not take any action against the Tagore Public School for conducting classes in unrecognized areas of school building.

The SDM in the report has stated that the 40-year-old peon arrested in charges of arresting the minor worked for the school for the last 2.5years without undergoing any kind of verification and background check by the school administrative.

The rape of the five-year-old girl had come to surface a day after class two student of Ryan International School was brutally murdered within the campus by a school staff.

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The rape of the minor in Tagore Public School had came to light after the victim complained pain and bleeding in ther private parts to her mother. She was rushed to a hospital for medical attention where doctors examining the girl informed the parents that the minor was sexually assaulted.The victim detailed her ordeal to her mother when asked.

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As the incident was reported in media, the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal ordered a magisterial probe headed by SDM Vivek Vihar, while the police arrested the 40-year-old peon.

First Published: Monday, September 18, 2017 06:05 PM


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