A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped on the premises of her school in Shirur taluka of Pune district by a former student on Monday morning. Shirur police have arrested the suspect,identified as Vaibhav Narayan Dhome (20),a resident of Pimperkhed. Inspector Ashok Kshirsagar said Dhome had failed to clear the HSC exam and was a former student of the same school in Pimperkhed,where the girl now studies in Class X.
The girl came to school to attend SSC classes around 7.30 am,when the incident took place. As classes were yet to begin,she stepped outside the classroom to drink some water. On her way back,Dhome allegedly forced her into another classroom,locking the room from inside. He then raped the girl,police said. The incident came to light when one of her relatives came to the school to hand her a wedding invitation and found her missing from class. Police have arrested Dhome under Section 376 (rape) of Indian Penal Code.
Thundershowers likely in parts of city
Some parts of the city could witness rains with thundershowers within the next 48 hours,the Met office predicted. It said the minimum temperature could be around 22 degrees Celsius,while the maximum could hover around 38 degrees. It has also predicted rains in Central Maharashtra,Marathwada and isolated parts of Vidarbha in next couple of days. It has also warned of a cyclone over Vidarbha region.