An 11-year-old class 6 student was allegedly gang-raped by four boys from class 10 in the washroom of a private school in this Haryana town last month.
Police said on Thursday the girl’s parents lodged an FIR against the accused on November 9. The family alleged in the complaint that the girl was raped by a senior and three of his friends, whom she couldn’t identify, in the school toilet before lunch break on October 14.
“The accused are students of the same school. The girl’s family reported the matter after 26 days of the incident and police started investigation after that. Police teams went to the main suspect’s home twice, but no one was there,” investigation officer Sheela Devi said.
The boys were charged with rape and criminal intimidation under provisions of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act. Only one of the suspects has been identified so far, and no one has been arrested yet.
“Police teams are searching for the accused and will arrest him as soon as possible,” Devi said.
The girl fainted in court when the police took her there to register her statement before a magistrate. She was taken to hospital for treatment and medical examination.