Crime and Accident

Girl molested by school teacher

Girl molested by school teacher

New Delhi: A class V girl student of an MCD school in Aman Vihar area of outer Delhi was allegedly molested by her teacher and her father was thrashed by the accused alongwith his colleagues when he tried to lodge a complaint, police said today.

“A 13 year old girl who studied at the MCD school at Kirari in Aman Vihar was allegedly molested by the accused teacher Manoj Rathi on last Saturday. A case has been registered under relevant sections of IPC and POCSO Act against the accused and efforts are being made to arrest him,” said a senior police officer.

Police said that the victim after returning from school told her parents about the incident following which her father went to the school on Monday to lodge a complaint with the school authorities.

He was allegedly thrashed by the accused and his colleagues and threatened to refrain from trying to go to school authorities or police in the matter, said the officer.

The accused also allegedly threatened the father of the girl that he will sent him to jail in a fabricated case and forcefully took his thumb impression, he added.