In another incident of crime against the innocent, a five-year old boy was sexually assaulted by his teacher in Delhi on Tuesday.
The LKG student has reportedly suffered injuries to his private parts after the accused, identified as the 32-year-old Pramod, sexually assaulted him in the bathroom.
Traumatised by the incident, the boy informed his parents.
His parents registered a case at the Jagatpuri police station and told police that blood stains were found on his uniform.
The accused teacher was arrested after a medical examination of the boy confirmed sodomy.
The boy has been admitted to Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital where his condition is described as stable but serious.
"The family members of the boy explained the matter to the police and told them that the boy had identified the teacher. The school teacher was immediately taken into custody and was booked under appropriate sections of IPC and section 12 of POSCO Act, 2012. He was arrested after the boy's medical examination confirmed sodomy," an officer told Hindustan Times.
A senior official said, "When asked repeatedly, the boy told his parents that he was sodomised by his school teacher, Pramod. He told them that Pramod lured him into the bathroom and sodomised him after threatening to kill him and his family members."
After the incident came to light, several angry parents protested against the school for negligence.