Mongolpuri rape case: Principal among five suspended

New Delhi, March 3: Five staff members, including the principal, of a municipal school here where a seven-year old girl was raped, were suspended on March 2.

North Delhi Municipal Corporation Commissioner P K Gupta suspended school inspector Balraj Singh, principal Neelam Karwal, class teacher Monica Kohli, school attendant Sushila and guard Kailash.

The Class II student was raped by an unidentified man inside the North Delhi Municipal Corporation-run primary school in Mongolpuri L Block of north-west Delhi on Thursday, triggering protest in the area.

The incident came to light at around 9 AM yesterday when her parents informed police about it. Gupta has also constituted a five-member committee to inquire and fix the responsibility of omissions/commissions in the sexual assault case.

The Committee has also been asked to suggest measures for strengthening the security and safety of the students studying in the North Delhi Municipal Primary Schools. The Committee has been asked to submit its report within three days.


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