Patna: Sweeper molests 8-yr-old student at school, arrested

The child was molested inside the toilet of the school by the staff. 

By Zee Media Bureau | Updated: Dec 06, 2017, 22:32 PM IST
Patna: Sweeper molests 8-yr-old student at school, arrested
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PATNA: In a shocking incident, a school employee allegedly tried to molest an eight-year-old girl student in the premises of the school in Bihar's Patna. 

As per reports, the incident took place when the accused, employed as a sweeper, tried to sexually molest the girl while she had gone to the toilet of the school. 

The police arrested the accused after the girl, upon returning to her classroom, narrated the entire incident to her classmate, who later told the episode to her class teacher. 

Many parents and people from the nearby area reached the spot and gheraoed the school. A report said that during the protest, the school manager and guards allegedly tried to scare them away with guns.  

Many alleged that school administration also pressurised them to withdraw the case.

Meanwhile, police said that the matter is being investigated and that action will be taken against the culprit.