Bengaluru: In yet another shocking incident, the police have arrested an employee of a private school for allegedly raping a 3-year-old student.
The suspect has been identified as Nagaraj, who has been accused of raping the minor twice between October 22 and Nov 26.
The incident came to light, when the victim’s mother took the child for a medical check up, as the child developed medical complications. The doctor who examined the child confirmed rape and advised parents to approach the police.
Based on the complaint filed by the parents of the victim, the police arrested Nagaraj, an attender, with the school, on Nov 30 and booked him under 5(m) (f), 6, and 21 of the POCSO Act and sections 188, 336, and 376 of the IPC. According to sources, the accused has confessed to raping the child.
The cases of sexual assault in schools are on the rise in the City. This is the fifth incident of child rape reported since June.