Police on Friday held three teachers of Indore’s well-known kindergarten school chain for allegedly sexually abusing a four-year-old girl in school and recording it.
As the police came to detain the three women teachers, the little girl’s family members also entered the school premises and attacked the accused teachers.
The abhorrent incident came to when the 4-year-old told her mother how her teachers “”did things to her” in school, when her mother was preparing her for school in the morning.
Malharganj police was told by her mother how her child had been sad for the past few days and would often complain of pain in her private parts. Upon probing, the child revealed how three women teachers of her school “inserted fingers into her private parts and groped her.
The little girl also led police around the school and pointed out the teachers and the places where she was abused.
The horrified family then took out pictures of all the teachers from the school’s WhatsApp group and asked her to identify the trio.
Malharganj police on Saturday morning; her statement was also recorded by the police.
“They also beat her while doing so and made a video of it,” the child’s uncle told a leading daily.
The three accused teachers have been booked under Sections 4,5 and 6 of POCSO Act for penetrative assault and aggravated penetrative assault.
In addition, the police is also investigating the school’s CCTV footage of the school from November 22 onwards. Doctors who conducted the child’s medical could not form a ‘definite opinion’, say reports.
The three accused teachers have denied the charges levied against them.
One teacher has said, “I do not even know the child or teach her, how could I even do such an act? These charges are false.”
The second teacher who has been accused in this case said,”The allegations by the child are utterly wrong. It is not possible that such an incident could happen to her in the school.”
“I do not know her, I have never even seen her, then how could I do such a thing, said the third accused in the case.