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Panipat: Private school staffer ‘tries to rape’ 9-year-old student, parents protest

Incident comes less than two weeks after an eight-year-old boy was murdered in Gurgaon’s Ryan International School.

india Updated: Sep 21, 2017 15:44 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Panipat
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Police said the child was found with scratches on her neck and shoulders and the suspect is yet to be identified. (Representative image)

An employee of a private school in Panipat allegedly attempted to rape a nine-year-old student on Wednesday morning.

Police said the child was found with scratches on her neck and shoulders and the suspect is yet to be identified.

The incident comes less than two weeks after an eight-year-old boy was murdered in another private school in Haryana: Gurgaon’s Ryan International School.

Thursday’s incident was reported from The Millennium School at Ansal City.

Shortly after the alleged incident, the parents of the victim reached school and sat on a protest to demand action.

Police registered a case against the unidentified person under the POCSO Act.

The deputy superintendent of police of Panipat, Vidyapati, told HT that a medical test of the girl has been conducted and some scratches on her shoulders were found.

First Published: Sep 21, 2017 15:43 IST