School principal arrested in alleged attempt to rape case

, 11:02 AM IST

Gurgaon: The principal and director of a private school here was today arrested for allegedly attempting to rape a nine-year old student, police said today.

The complaint was lodged by the girl’s mother at Sector 5 police station in which she stated that her daughter was called by the principal and director to his office. He then allegedly committed the crime. He let her when she cried but threatened her not to disclose it to anybody, the police said quoting the complaint.

The woman said she came to know of the incident when her daughter refused to go to school and narrated the incident to her, they said.

“We have arrested the accused identified as Ram Gopal, a retired air force personal and are investigating the matter,” said Hawa Singh, the PRO of Gurgaon police.