Two minors arrested for molesting LKG student in Kozhikode

The arrested were inmates of a destitute-cum-religious house run by the school management.

Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: November 16, 2014 4:41:57 am

Two high school students, both minors, were arrested on charges of molesting an LKG student in Kozhikode rural district on Saturday.

The victim and the alleged accused belong to the same school Darul Huda English Medium School. The arrested were inmates of a destitute-cum-religious house run by the school management.

Police had registered the case on November 11 and the girl had told the parents that she was abused by students of the same school.

Last three days witnessed tense moments at Parakkadavu after the police tried to fix the blame on a crew member of the school bus allegedly under duress from the school management. It was alleged that one of the alleged accused belonged to the family of a member in the school management. Police had even announced that the bus crew was the culprit, but he had to be released on Friday evening as there were chinks in the charges against him.

According to the complaint from the student’s parent, the alleged incident was on October 30.While entering into the urinal at the school, she was nabbed by the senior students, who molested her.

The incident was came to known only later after the girl was admitted to a hospital.

The case has been registered under section 376 of IPC and provisions under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.

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