In a horrifying incident a Class 10 student from Dehradun, Uttarakhand, was allegedly gangraped by four minor boys at a school hostel last month. All the accused minor persons have been sent to a juvenile home.
Police also Arrested the principal, administrator and hostel caretaker.
The girl, who lived in the hostel, reportedly revealed to her older sister that she was raped after she fell sick. It was found out later that she was pregnant.
The 16-year-old told her family that on August 14, a day before Independence Day, she was called to a store room for preps for an event and assaulted. When the sisters went to the school authorities, instead of calling the police, they allegedly threatened to throw them out of the school if they told anyone.
The accused minors were arrested under Section 370D of IPC and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act while the other five (school staffers) were arrested for tampering with evidence and hiding the matter under Section 120B (criminal conspiracy) and 201 of IPC (causing the disappearance of evidence).