A six-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by two staff members of a school in Marathahalli. The incident came to light after her parents filed a complaint with the police on Monday.
According to the police, the girl is the daughter of a software engineer from Odisha and studies in Class I.
The Varthur police said that the girl was allegedly molested by two persons on the school premises on July 2, during school hours. When she started complaining of pain, she was taken for a medical examination. The doctors confirmed that she had been sexually assaulted.
On further enquiry, the girl revealed what had happened, following which her parents approached the child helpline and filed a complaint at the police station. “We received a complaint about the rape from the parents of the girl and have registered a case of rape against two unknown persons,” a senior police officer said.
The police suspect that the accused work at the school, as the incident occurred during school hours. The police have summoned the staff to help identify the accused.
“We are enquiring whether the management was aware of the incident and will take strict action against them, if they are found guilty,” he said.