Bengaluru: A four-year-old minor girl was sexually assaulted at a summer camp in the IT City, according to reports.
Police have arrested a 21-year-old youth for allegedly molesting the girl. The accused has been identified by the name of Peter and is one of the faculty members.
According to information, he was produced before the court following which he was taken into custody. Police have registered a case under POCSO Act.
A medical test was conducted on the minor girl today.
As per the report, the victim was attending a summer camp in a Bengaluru school on May 3, when the incident took place.
A series of similar incidents have taken place in Bengaluru schools in the past. Last year,
In 2014, a teacher was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a six-year-old child in Bengaluru school after the classes ended. In 2014 alone, four such incidents took place in city schools were minor children witnessed sexual assaults.
Past rape incidents:
In July 2014, a 63-year-old part-time teacher sexually assaulted an 8-year-old girl inside the school premises in Thala gattapura police limits.
In July, 2014, a six-year-old was reportedly gang-raped by two physical education instructors at an upmarketschool in Marathahalli.
In September 2014, a 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her tuition teacher in HSR Layout.
In October 2014, a three-year-old kindergarten student was allegedly raped by a 45-year-old school attender in Jalahalli.
In October 2014, a six-year-old student of class I was reportedly lured to the boy's bathroom and raped by her Hindi teacher in side a private school in Jeevan Bhima Nagar.