Sitapur, Feb 5: A five year-old girl was allegedly molested by a teenager inside a school in Kaziara locality here, triggering protest against the school authority today, police said.
The nursery student was molested in the school premises yesterday by the 16-year-old accused, who is also the son of the school owner, police said.
After the minor narrated the incident to her parents, the family members along with locals ransacked the school today morning, damaging school properties, police said.
However, the protesters were pacified by the police and the situation was brought under control, they said. The school manager and the owner have been taken into custody, while the accused is absconding.
Efforts were on to nab the accused teenager, police said adding the investigations are underway.