Delhi school principal arrested for repeatedly raping teacher

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 06 July 2019, 09:02 PM
The woman alleged that two of her fellow teachers helped the principal in his crime. (Representational Image)
The woman alleged that two of her fellow teachers helped the principal in his crime. (Representational Image)

A school principal was arrested in southeast Delhi's Jasola area for allegedly repeatedly raping and threatening a teacher, police said. According to reports, the teacher was first assaulted by the accused – identified as Rakesh Singh - in June 2017 he called her to take extra classes after school hours.

The 27-year-old teacher of the private school said that the accused took her to his office room and offered her a soft drink laced with sedatives. When she fell unconscious, Singh sexually assaulted her and made a nude video of her.

The principal also allegedly threatened the woman of making the video viral if she disclosed the matter to anyone, he said.

"He later threatened her with dire consequences and that he would make her video viral on social media if she did not comply with his demands. He had been sexually assaulting her on various occasions till June this year," Deputy Commissioner of Police Chinmoy Biswal told IANS.

The woman alleged that two of her fellow teachers helped the principal in his crime. They also forced her to have an abortion when she got pregnant, she stated in her FIR.

The accused has been arrested from his residence in connection with the incident and has confessed to his crime, police said.

First Published: Saturday, July 06, 2019 09:01 PM
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