9-yr-old girl assaulted beside school in recess

3 Dec 2017

A 9-year-old intellectually disabled girl has allegedly been sexually assaulted by a youth beside her school during recess at Hanskhali area of Nadia district, the police said today. The alleged incident of Garaponta village took place at an under construction building adjacent to the school in which the girl studies in class 3. The accused youth, a neighbour of the girl, lured her with food during recess and took her to the building from where she was found without clothes sometime later, her family members alleged. The matter came to light when her classmates informed her parents, who live nearby, that she had left the school with the youth to the building. Though the incident occurred on Wednesday, a police complaint was lodged on Friday night and medical examination of the girl was done on Friday night, the police said. (PTI)