A teacher and two other employees have been arrested on the charge of raping a seven-year-old deaf and mute girl of a residential school in Hingoli district of Maharashtra, the police said on Thursday.

The incident occurred on January 13, just a week after she was admitted to the school for deaf and mute.

The incident came to light when the caretaker took the girl to her parents, saying she was injured. They found the girl bleeding, and lodged a complaint with the police.

The father said she was operated upon twice in the last two weeks.

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