In Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh, a case of raping a three-year-old girl has come to light by a school bus driver. A female helper was also present in the bus at the time of the incident.
Bhopal: A case of rape of a three-year-old girl has come to light in Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh. The one who made her a victim of his brutality was the driver of the school bus. The shocking thing is that when the incident took place, the lady helper was also present, which has been kept only to prevent such incidents. On the complaint of the relatives, the police arrested both of them. The matter is related to the high-profile school, so there is anger in the whole of Bhopal.
The child, studying in a leading private school in the city, was returning home in the bus when the offence took place.
When the little girl returned home from school, her mother found someone had changed the child’s clothes with the spare set kept in her bag, the official said. The mother then enquired with her daughter’s class teacher and also the school principal, but both of them denied having changed the child’s clothes. The child later complained of pain in her private parts.
Her parents took her into confidence and counselled her, following which she informed them that the bus driver abused her and also changed her clothes, the police official said.
The parents went to the school the next day to complain to the authorities and the child identified the driver, the official said. The girl’s parents filed a police complaint on Monday following which a probe was launched into it, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Nidhi Saxena said.
At the time of the incident, a woman attendant was present inside the bus, as per the complaint filed by the child’s parents, the police said.
The bus driver and the woman attendant have been arrested, the ACP said. A case has been registered under Indian Penal Code Section 376-AB (rape of a woman under 12 years of age) and relevant provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, she said. The police are trying to find out the exact spot where the incident took place, she said.
The victim’s medical report is awaited, the official said. The school principal could not be contacted for response in the matter.