In Uttar Pradesh 17 minor school girls sedated and molested by the school teacher and principal .This incident took place in Muzaffarnagar, U.P. These girls belongs to a private school , name not disclosed yet and asked to stay overnight in context of practical exam. Such incidents are not new in Uttar Pradesh. What is more critical is the way police functions. This heinous crime took place on 18 November but the local police did not lodge any complaint against the directors of the private school.
The incident came into limelight when the local MLA met the police officials representing parents complaints on their behalf. After this intervention only the police of Purkazi came into action and filled the F.I.R . After filing the complaint one of the director of the schools involved has been arrested. The SHO of Purkazi police station suspended for neglecting his duties.
17 minor school girls molestation case F.I.R details
On 18th November , director of one school took 17 girls from Bhopa to Purkazi for conducting practical examinations. The distance between two towns is around 25 km . Later , the girls were asked to stay overnight to appear for examination next morning. During the night girls had dinner provided by school adulterated with sedatives. Later that night girls went through the assault by their teacher and principal in semi conscious state. When next evening girls reached their respective homes narrated the incident to their families. No boys from school were present for the examination. Involved teachers and principal also threatened the girls not to disclose the incident otherwise it can be harmful for them and for their families too.
After listening to the girls their parents had been making frequent visits to the police station but no complaint filled by the U.P police. Later with the help of local authorities finally police filled an F.I.R on 5th December almost 16 days after the crime took place. SSP Abhishek Yadav told that the directors of two school are booked under sections 328, 356 and 504 of IPC . SSP also told that the statements of girl students are being recorded. Krishna Kumar Bishnoi , Circle officer told that one of the school director has been arrested. Still its not clear why the girls were asked to stay overnight. Both the schools are affiliated by CBSE board. This incident clearly questions the education system and safety of women and girls in the state of U.P.