Minor raped in NDMC school, action taken against authorities (Lead)
New Delhi : The 37-year-old electrician, accused of raping a 6-year-old girl studying in Class 2 of a New Delhi Municipal Corporation school, was suspended along with the headmistress here on Friday.
The electrician had committed the crime after talomg the child inside a pump room on the school premises.
The accused was arrested on Thursday evening after the girl identified him and a case was registered against him under the relevant section of the IPC and under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
The NDMC also suspended its electric department's Assistant Engineer, Junior Engineer, and the Lineman.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia who holds the education portfolio ordered a probe into the incident.
"I spoke to the NDMC chairman and had demanded a report."
"Our government was demanding CCTVs across all the schools to protect our daughters and avoid incidents like this," he said.
Earlier in the day, about 50 parents, who have their kids admitted in the school, staged a protest against the school authorities.