3YO minor raped by school van’s conductor

Bhopal: Just days after a minor in Hyderabad was raped inside the school premises a similar rape case of a three-year-old girl inside a school van by its conductor is reported from Bhopal.

The incident took place on Thursday when the minor a pre-nursery student, was returning home in the school van said Police, DC reported.

The accused was detained on Thursday night after the victim’s parent lodged a complaint said police inspector Baljeet Singh.

According to the complainant, her daughter returned home by 2 pm and narrated the incident to her. On asking the victim revealed the bus conductor’s name.

“The accused is claiming he is 17 years of age. We are verifying his age,” said the Inspector.

The accused was charged for rape under the amended Indian Penal Code (IPC) Section 376 AB, which deals with punishment for rape of girls under the age of 12, and provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, he said.