New Delhi: A school van driver was arrested for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl here, police said Sunday. It was the driver`s third assault on the girl in 10 months.
Nitish Kumar, 22, a resident of Sector-9 in south Delhi`s RK Puram, was caught Saturday morning by area residents near his house while he was assaulting his minor neighbour, police said.
"The accused has raped the girl twice earlier - in December 2011 and January this year. He threatened the girl of dire consequences if she revealed details of the incidents to anyone," said a police officer.
The accused works as a van driver with a private school while the girl studies in Class 5 in the institution, police said.