New Delhi: In a horrific incident, a five-year-old was allegedly sexually assaulted by a sweeper inside the school premises in south Delhi’s GK-2 area.
According to the police, the accused has been identified as 45-year-old Pichhumuttu, a resident of Sudhar Camp, Kalkaji.
Reportedly, the matter came to light on August 8 after the minor’s mother alleged that her daughter was sexually assaulted in the washroom by Pichhumuttu, who works as a sweeper in the school.
A medical examination of the victim conducted at All India Institute of Medical Sciences hospital confirmed that the minor girl was sexually assaulted, a senior police officer said. A case was registered under relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, he said.
The accused was arrested the same day, the officer added. The girl identified the accused and he was sent to judicial custody.
Statements of the victim and the mother were recorded. CCTV footage and digital video recorder have also been seized, they added.
(With agencies input)