Principal, clerk arrested for raping Class 5 student in Patna's Phulwari Sharif; survivor pregnant

Patna: The Principal and clerk of a private school in Patna's Phulwari Sharif were arrested for allegedly raping a class 5 student repeatedly in the school premises for over a period of nine months.

The matter came to light when the girl came back from school and started vomiting. A subsequent medical test confirmed that she was pregnant.

Later, the girl revealed that she was sexually exploited by the principal and the clerk following which her parents filed a complaint in the matter. Patna senior superintendent of police (SSP) Manu Maharaaj confirmed the incident and said that the investigation in the matter is underway.

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Updated Date: Sep 20, 2018 11:00:03 IST

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