As soon as the complaint was registered, The city police rushed to the spot and detained six people for questioning.
"We have registered a criminal case late Tuesday on a complaint by the victim's father that his young daughter, a kindergarten student in the school, was sexually abused in the Orchid The International School premises," Police Inspector T.C. Venkatesh told.
The case was registered under sections 4 and 6 of the Pocso Act (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012) and section 376 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against the unidentified suspect(s).
According to the complaint, the girl's mother found her daughter crying and behaving unusual and abnormal when she went to pick her up from the school in the evening.
"The victim had signs of fever and complained to her mother that she was physically abused by someone she did not know or recognize," the complaint by her father Harpreet Singh said.
Police said that the girl complained of severe pain in her private parts after she reached home. Her mother found the child was bleeding profusely and took her to a private hospital, where the doctors examined the girl and informed the mother that her daughter had been raped.
The horrified parents immediately filed a complaint at the Jalahalli police station.
"The police swiftly rushed to the school and alerted senior officials about the incident. Information was gathered about the number of teaching and non-teaching staff in the school and we are investigating," the police added.
A police source said that the girl told the parents that an 'uncle' misbehaved with her. This made police suspect the role of the non-teaching staff, although some teachers have also been detained.
"We are checking the footage of the CCTV cameras installed in the school and questioning its staff and faculty," Venkatesh said.
The incident was allegedly reported as having taken place at Orchids The International School near HMT Theatre in HMT Colony Sector-2 in Jalahalli police station limits.
[With agency inputs]