Hyderabad: In yet another case of sexual
abuse of a minor girl student, an auto driver who allegedly
molested a five-year-old girl was picked up here today, police
The girl, a student of UKG at a local school in
Falaknuma area here was allegedly molested by her
auto-rickshaw driver while she was being dropped back to her
house from school, they said.
The girl`s parents had engaged an auto-rickshaw since
July 9, but about two days ago the auto-driver Anwar allegedly
molested the girl in the auto itself after taking her to an
isolated place as she was the last to be dropped from school,
a police officer said.
After coming to house, the girl immediately informed
her parents about the incident after which the victim`s father
lodged a complaint with Falaknuma police who have registered a
case of attempt to rape against Anwar and picked him for
"The girl initially refused to go to school in the auto
and told her parents that the auto-driver had acted filthily
with her and touched her private parts. The parents took her
to a hospital after seeing swelling on her private parts and
approached us today," an Investigating officer said.
It may be recalled here that the Hyderabad Police had
yesterday arrested a Director-cum-Correspondent of a private
international school in neighbouring Ranga Reddy district,
following allegations that he raped a teenaged girl student of
the school several times after threatening her.