Hyderabad: A school peon-cum-gardener was arrested on Monday for sexually assaulting two sisters in Kothwalpalle Anganwadi school in Medak district in Telangana.
The incident had happened on June 22. According to police, the two sisters, aged 8 and 5, along with another friend were playing in the school when the 25-year-old accused took them to the first floor of the building at 4 pm and molested the minor girls.
The friend rescued herself and alerted the parents' of the girls, who rushed and took away the girls.
A cop told a leading daily that he had also taken photographs and videos of the incident which he had later deleted.
The parents were initially hesistant to lodge a complaint fearing ostracising in the village. It was next day on June 23 that they approached police.
The accused has been booked under under sections 354-B (assault or use of criminal force to woman with intent to disrobe), 342 (wrongful confinement), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 201 (causing disappearance of evidence of offence or giving false information to screen offender) and 376(2)I (commit rape) of IPC and relevant sections of Pocso Act.