An FIR was filed against a Kolkata playschool in Thakurpukur after a 2-year-old boy was sexually assaulted at his playschool in Kolkata on Friday. After the matter was highlighted, the boy was sent for medical examination which later confirmed the sexual assault on the child. The police authorities took cognizance of the reports and rushed to the school to further investigate the matter. Refuting the media reports, the school authorities denied the charges.
Further disclosing the matter, the investigating police officer said that the CCTV cameras installed in the school premises are non-operational as they have zero footage since June 26.
As per sources, after the boy told his parents that he wasn’t feeling good, following which they rushed him to a doctor who stated that the child was sexually assaulted. The parents of the victim later registered a case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO).
Reports suggest that the matter was highlighted after the mother had found his son crying on July 2 when she had gone to bring him home from the playschool. the mother later found blood coming from his private parts following which she rushed him to a doctor. According to a report by TOI, the victim told her mother that doctors had fondled with his back in school.
Commenting on the matter, the mother said that she suspects that the incident might have occurred during the celebrations of Doctor’s Day when teachers and students played doctor and patients.
The following incident surfaces just a few weeks after a Class 9 student of a Bengali Medium School alleged sexual harassment by a non-teaching staff inside the premises.
The incident was reported just a day after police had arrested a private English-medium school was put behind bars for sexually abusing a Class 2 girl.