Just a few hours after a 7-year-old boy from Ryan International School in Gurugram was gruesomely murdered for resisting sexual assault, a minor girl was raped inside the premises of a private school in North Delhi’s Shahdara.

According to reports, the incident took place inside premises of Tagore Public School in Gandhi Nagar.

As per a police report, the victim, a 5-year-old girl was allegedly raped by the peon of the school on Saturday at around 11.45 am.

Later, following the complaints the accused identified as Vikas, 40, was arrested by the police.

The matter was highlighted after the victim complained of uneasiness and bleeding in her private parts to her mother. When the mother took her for medical examination, it was found that the girl was sexually assaulted. Traumatised by the assault, the girl was later sent for counselling.

Further disclosing the incident, the police said that the accused, Vikas, had been working for past three years and earlier he was working as a security guard in the same school.

Police said the alleged incident took place when the girl was going to the bathroom.

After handling over the lunch boxes to teachers, he allegedly took the girl in an empty classroom where he assaulted her and threatened of killing her if she disclosed the matter to anyone, police officer added.

Police have registered a case under IPC Section 376 and relevant sections of the POCSO Act.

On September 8 morning, a 7-year-old class II student of Ryan International School was found dead in school’s toilet. The boy’s body was discovered in a pool of blood with his throat slit. Also a knife with who he was murdered was also found lying near his body.