Surat: A seven year old girl, student of class II, was raped by her school principal in the school campus in Navsari, Gujarat.
Daughter of a labour family from Songadh in Tapi district, the survivor was staying with her uncle in Chikhli for studies. Due to financial crisis her parents could not pay her six month fees of Rs 3,000 on time. The principal started pressurizing her for paying the fees. Then one day he took her to the school’s bathroom at around 11am on Friday and for almost an hour did not allow her to come out, the complaint states. After the crime, the accused threatened to thrash if complained.
The 37-year old accused principal was booked by the police on Saturday afternoon.
“The survivor is in deep shock and has minor injuries, but she could describe the entire incident in detail. Police questioned her with care and she described even minute details of the crime,” said DK Patel, police inspector.
“The investigation so far revealed that she was raped and attempts were made for intercourse. She was made to do oral sex twice removing her clothes. Police have arrested the accused and he will be produced in court,” said Patel.
The survivor has been sent to New Civil Hospital (NCH) Surat for detailed physical examination.