A five-year-old nursery student was sexually assaulted allegedly by a physical training instructor at her school in Karawal Nagar here on Thursday. The accused has been held.

According to police, the 17-year-old had took the victim to the school washroom after the morning assembly, where he sexually assaulted her and threatened to harm her if she informed about the incident to anyone.

The girl, however, narrated her ordeal to her parents on reaching home. The following morning, her parents reached the school and allegedly beat up the accused teacher.

The victim was taken to Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital for a medical examination, after which a case under Section 377 (unnatural offences) of Indian Panel Code (IPC) and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, was registered.

Relative rapes

4-year-old

In a similar incident, the family of a four-year-old girl alleged that she was raped by her 20-year-old relative in Shahabad Dairy area of outer Delhi on Thursday.

According to the police, the accused took the victim to a corner and raped her while the family members were asleep in a room. Her mother saw her crying and called up the Police Control Room.

The victim was then taken to a nearby government hospital for medical examination which confirmed rape, said the police.

A case was subsequently registered and the accused has been arrested.

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