‘He gagged my mouth when I cried for help’
In Jhansi’s Lalitpur, a class 9 student was cornered by her teacher and raped in the school toilet. It is being said that due to fear of the teacher’s threats, she kept quiet for two days. Last Saturday, she attempted suicide after writing about the rape. Her family came across the suicide letter. And later rushed her to the hospital upon finding her unconscious with a poisonous substance in hand. The case is now with the police who are investigating the case.
The incident is of Maheroni’s Sardar Patel Inter College. 13-year-old Renu (name changed) told that the rape took place on December 20. Around 12 noon, she left the classroom for toilet after the third period.
Her English teacher Rajkumar, 45, cornered her there and raped her in the toilet.
When she started to shout for help, he gagged her mouth with his hand and threatened with dire consequences if she told anyone.
‘He gagged my mouth when I cried for help,’ Renu says about Rajkumar alias Kullu.
The victim’s mother told that after school she reached home but did not tell anyone for two days due to fear.
On 23 December, at 5 in the morning, she wrote about her ordeal and consumed pesticide. The family rushed Renu to the hospital where she is undergoing treatment.
Maharoni Kotwal Jaiprakash Ram said, “The matter has been reported. The police is going to get the statement of the victim to investigate. As soon as the complaint is lodged, further action will be taken.”