Kolkata: Police have arrested the guard of a private school in south Kolkata for allegedly molesting several girls studying in classes VI-VIII.
The girls alleged that their torment started around 18 months ago, when Ganesh Bahadur (61) and Gyan Bahadur Thapa (58) touched them inappropriately. Cops from the Kasba police stations have slapped stringent charges under POCSO Act against the duo.
Police arrested Ganesh Bahadur on Friday night but Gyan Bahadur managed to give a slip after the management, without a delay, lodged an FIR at Kasba police station against the two guards. Police have launched a manhunt for him.
Police said they will record statements of the five minors before a magistrate.The incident of sexual abuse took place at Kasba Modern Institute for Girls on Thursday (24 May. As alleged, the two guards of the school Ganesh Bahadur and Gyan Bahadur Thapa intruded into the girl’s hostel that day and sexually abused the four girls in a room.