West Bengal

Kolkata: Class 9 understudy sexually manhandled at school, staff member held

A Class-9 understudy of a state-run young ladies school in the city was supposedly sexually mishandled by a non-showing staff at the organization’s premises, police said today.

The episode surfaced a day after an instructor of an unmistakable private English-medium school was captured for supposedly sexually manhandling a Class-2 young lady.

The class 9 understudy and her folks held up a protest at the Rabindra Sarobar police headquarters yesterday, affirming she was sexually manhandled by the school’s gathering IV staff, a senior Kolkata Police officer said.

Police said the blamed was captured today and created under the watchful eye of a court which remanded him to police care till February 12.

“The blamed was captured today under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses Act (POCSO Act) 2012. We are passing by the casualty’s adaptation and are investigating the issue,” the exploring officer disclosed to PTI today.

The affirmed occurrence occurred on Thursday evening when the school facilitated its yearly games meet.

The casualty and three different young ladies were at the science research center on the primary floor of the school building where the blamed, who additionally fills in as a right hand, was available, the officer said.

“The denounced had purportedly sexually mishandled the young lady there. We are conversing with three different young ladies who were available there and recording their renditions additionally,” he included.

In the interim, West Bengal State Commission for Protection of Child Rights executive, Ananya Chatterjee Chakraborti stated, “We must be extremely wary nowadays. It’s great that individuals are detailing such occurrences.”

“We will converse with the young lady and her relatives and the school experts and the police before expressing anything in such manner.”

Individuals from the Commission would visit the school on Monday, she included.

A senior school official said they would investigate the issue and collaborate with the police.

“We will guarantee that our understudies are completely sheltered here and for a similar, we have taken a wide range of measure,” she said.



Avishek Rajbanshi

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