Noida, Sep. 9: A girl had reportedly come to the school to collect her younger brother’s transfer certificate. The brother had dropped out of the school due to the family’s inability to pay the fees during the lockdown. But, she was allegedly raped by the school-chairman. The incident took place on September 4. However, the matter was reported to the police on Tuesday.
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Vrinda Shukla, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Women Security) in Gautam Buddh Nagar said, “The woman was scared about telling others about the incident, and the family took a couple of days to report the matter to the police. However, as soon as they filed a complaint, a case was registered and the suspect, identified as Neeraj Bhati, was arrested.”
The accused was produced before a magistrate and later sent to jail, the police said.