17-year-old girl gangraped in East Delhi school; accused arrested


Image for Representation, Rape, Molestation,A 17-year-old girl was gangraped by two men in a private school in Jagatpuri area of Delhi. Police have arrested the culprits and presented them in Karkardooma court from where they were sent to judicial custody in Tihar jail.

According to the police, the incident took place inside Lovely Public School.

The incident happened when a scrap dealer Ramesh took the girl to the school on the pretext of getting her a job there. Security guard Govind, who was known to Ramesh facilitated their entry into the school. The girl was asked to wait in an office while Ramesh left telling her that he would call a teacher to interview her.

“Accused asked victim to wait in the office and after that they gang raped her,” a senior police official said.

“Based on her statement, we have registered an FIR. The girl was also sent for a medical examination and her statement was recorded before the magistrate,” police said.

“When we received the complaint, a case was immediately registered against the accused and both the accused were arrested after taking the statement of the victim,” Rishi Pal, DCP east district said.

The school is closed for summer vacation.

Govind, the school guard and Ramesh,  scrap dealer, have been sent to 14 days judicial custody.  A case of rape under the POCSO Act has been registered against the suspects.