5-year-old raped inside classroom by peon, Delhi CM Kejriwal orders magisterial inquiry

10 September 2017, 07:56 PM

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the gruesome incident of rape of a five-year-old girl in a Gandhinagar private school.

Kejriwal termed the incident as a Shameful act and said such incident will not be tolerated. He said the state govt will develop a protocol for all private schools to ensure children's safety.

“Shameful. Won't be tolerated. Police doing its job. Ordered magisterial enquiry. Will develop a protocol for all schools to ensure children's safety,” CM Kejriwal tweeted.

The magisterial inquiry will be headed by SDM Vivek Vihar who will submit a report within three-days.

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The class one student of a private school in east Delhi’s Raghubarpura near Gandhinagar was raped inside an empty classroom allegedly by a peon on Saturday.

The girl came home in a critical condition and told her mother about the horrific tale. The parents of the victim took her to a hospital where medical examination confirmed the sexual assault.

Vikas, the accused peon has been arrested by the Delhi police hours after the incident. He has been working there for past three years.

First Published: Sunday, September 10, 2017 06:25 PM
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