Teachers among 11 arrested for raping minor tribal girls

Teachers among 11 arrested for raping minor tribal girls

Submitted by Kumuda on Fri, 2016-11-04 16:04 Maharashtra: In a shocking incident, 11 persons including teachers and staff of Ninadhi Ashram School have been arrested for allegedly raping 12 tribal girl students of the Ashram at Buldhana district in Maharashtra. Worst, three of the 12 victims are suspected to be pregnant. Among the 11 arrested, seven are teachers, the remaining four are school staff, it is learnt. According to sources, the teachers had allegedly been harassing the minor students, sexually. The school has more than 35 students and they are in the age group of 12 to 14 years. The incident came to light when the girls had gone home for Diwali holidays. Three of them complained of stomach ache and they were taken to hospitals where the doctors declared them as pregnant. The parents of these girls have lodged a complaint against the school teachers under the Protection of Children From Sexual Offences Act.