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Electrician rapes Class 2 student in Delhi govt school

On reaching home on Wednesday, the girl's mother found her bleeding from private parts, and took her to a hospital where doctors informed them that she had been sexually assaulted. 

New Delhi: A Class 2 student of a New Delhi Municipal Council school, was allegedly raped by an electrician in the institute’s premises on Wednesday, police said on Friday. The school area where the incident happened did not have CCTV cameras.

On reaching home on Wednesday, the girl’s mother found her bleeding from private parts, and took her to a hospital where doctors informed them that she had been sexually assaulted.

Her parents approached police on Thursday, following which a case was registered under sections of the IPC and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, and the accused was arrested. He was sent to judicial custody on Friday.

The girl told counsellors that the accused had tried to pull her towards him on Tuesday, a day before the incident, but she pushed him and escaped his initial attempt. -Agencies

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