Chennai, July 9: In a shocking incident from the state, a 99-year-old retired headmaster in the city has been charged with sexual assault of a 10-year old girl, according to a Times of India report. The man was taken into the custody, following a complaint filed by the girl's parents, who live in a house next door, he had rented to them. The person has been arrested under POCSO, and he is currently in the judicial custody.
According to a Deccan Chronicle report, the elderly retired school master had molested the minor girl, who was suffering from stomach ache after that. Initially her mother, unaware of the incident, prescribed her medicines for pain relief, however it was only later that her daughter came and told her that the man had sexually misbehaved with her.
In another similar incident , a 13-year-old in Bihar has alleged that she was raped by eighteen people, including her school principal, two teachers, and fifteen students for seven months. Reportedly, the girl was blackmailed and gang-raped by the accused ever since her father went to jail in December last year. In a recent case, a 40-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by four men in forest area of Betul district's Sonaghati on Saturday. This is the sixth incident reported in the last two weeks.