New Delhi, August 7: A Class IV student of a school in Delhi was allegedly sexually assaulted by three seniors on his school bus on different occasions. The police said that the incident happened in the last week of July. According to reports, when the boy reached out to his teacher complaining about the same, the teacher shrugged him off saying that he was "so cute that anyone could molest him."
The incident happened in a private school in East Delhi's Vivek Vihar area. The case came to light when the victim locked himself up in a room at home. On being asked by his parents about what was wrong, the victim spoke to his parents about it.
The victim alleged that he was touched inappropriately by three male students in the school bus. His parents filed A complaint with the Vivek Vihar police after hearing the shocking incident narrated by their son.
According to reports, the victim's mother said that three teachers of the school tried to bribe them asking them not to reach police. She said that the parents of one of the accused also threatened them saying they knew many people in powerful positions.
A case has been registered against the three students under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. The police investigation is underway and legal action will be taken accordingly.