Class two student raped in Delhi school
(Eds: Updates with NHRC, DCW notices)
The NDMC too has initiated disciplinary action against the school authorities.
He threatened the girl with dire consequences if she told anyone about it, they.
On reaching home, the girl's mother found her bleeding from private parts and took her to a hospital where doctors informed them that she had been sexually assaulted.
A case under relevant sections of the IPC and under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act has been registered against him, they said.
Police said the accused was being interrogated. They said the spot where the incident happened did not have CCTV cameras.
The NDMC suspended four officials. They are accused Ram Ashray, headmistress Santosh Rawat, assistant engineer (electric department) Tulsi Ram and assistant teacher Shikha.
While the civic body has initiated disciplinary proceedings against them, it has also terminated the contract of junior engineer Saurabh Bisht, who was Ashray's supervisor.
DCW sent notices to the police and the school's authority, asking them to inform it about the safety measures at the institute.
The NHRC issued notices to the Delhi government and the police seeking a detailed report about the incident.
"From what we know, the incident occurred after 1:30 pm, when the school gets over. Our school employee not involved in it. Investigation is underway and the child is doing fine. We have been in regular contact with the parents of the victim," she said.
The parents of the victim have been called for a counselling session on Monday to assure them of their child's safety.
"What is the surety of our child's safety in the school premises? The principal has been on leave for a week. Shouldn't teachers and the vice-principal show more accountability?" a parent said.
According to Delhi Police data, more than two children were raped in the national capital every day in the first four months of this year.
Till April 30, 282 cases of child rape were reported as opposed to 278 last year during the same period. Last year, 894 such cases were reported, the data stated.