Raipur , Jan 6,2012: In the latest addition to horrific rape stories, about 12 tribal girls were allegedly raped over many months in a school hostel in Narharpur, Chattisgarh.
While a hostel watchman has been arrested, a school teacher who was also allegedly involved in the crime has been absconding.
The watchman of a government-run residential school for tribal girls in Chhattisgarh’s Kanker district has been arrested for alleged sexual assault of the minor inmates, police said today.
Deenaram (23), the watchman of Tribal Girls Pre-matric Hostel located in Narharpur police station limits, was arrested following a complaint by Women and Child Development Officer yesterday, Superintendent of Police Rahul Bhagat told PTI.
Mannu Ram Gota (24), a teacher, who is also accused of sexual assault, was absconding.
After the news came out, Congress workers staged demonstration and blocked traffic at Kanker town, demanding action against the culprits.
A high-level probe has been initiated by the state government into the case.
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