KOLKATA: Police in the city arrested the physical education teacher at a prominent school here on Friday who was accused of sexually abusing a 4-year-old girl.
On Thursday, the kindergarten student was allegedly molested in the bathroom during school hours.
Meanwhile, the school principal said that the school administration had initiated an internal investigation.
“We are also conducting an internal investigation, we can guarantee to all parents that safety and protection will be a priority,” said director Sharmila Nath.
According to reports, the girl returned home with bloodstains on her uniform and cried inconsolably. Her mother noticed bleeding from her genital area. The child was rushed to the hospital, where the doctors informed the parents about the sexual assault.
The girl told her horror to her parents and identified the PE teacher from a photo. She has undergone tests, whose results are expected soon.
The parents have registered an FIR with the Kolkata police.