Principal held for raping minor girl student in Bengaluru school

Police have arrested the accused following the complaint by the parents of 10-year-old victim.

Bengaluru: In a shocking incident, a 10-year-old girl studying in Class 2 in Bengaluru school was raped by the principal, police said on Friday.

The incident took place when the girl had gone to the school in Varthur police station limits of the city at 8.30 a.m. on Thursday. Police have arrested the accused following the complaint by the parents.

According to police, the girl suffered from nervousness, and the Principal had taken her to his house located next to the school and committed the crime.

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The accused had given the girl a cake after raping her. When the girl came back to the house in the evening, she complained of stomach ache to her parents. The mother observed bleeding in the undergarment, took her to a hospital and got her treated.

After visiting the hospital, gradually, the girl had revealed everything to her mother. The parents of the girl had lodged a case against the accused and the police have registered a case under the provisions of the Pocso Act.

DCP, Whitefield Division, S. Girish told the media that the principal of the convent school had taken the victim girl to his house located adjacent to the school and raped her. The girl, who returned home in the evening, had told her mother about it and the mother had admitted the child to the hospital.

“We got the information and when we inquired, it was found that the statement of the girl was true. Following this, the accused was arrested,” he added.

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