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2 woman teachers convicted of sexual assault on 5-yr-old girl in Bihar

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

A court here has convicted two woman teachers of a renowned English-medium school for "unnatural sexual act" with a five-year-old girl student.

The order was passed yesterday by Ravindra Nath Tripathi, who fixed July 20 as the date for deciding the quantum of sentence for and Indu Anand.

said the two women have been held guilty under relevant sections of the IPC as well as the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Joseph and Anand were arrested in November, 2016, after the girl's parents lodged a complaint against them at Mahila Thana here. According to the FIR, the parents had said that the two teachers asked their 5-year-old girl to undress in a classroom and then sexually assaulted her.

A medical test conducted on the minor also confirmed the assault.

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 15:10 IST
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