A 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her teacher at knifepoint in a school at Budakheri village.
The teacher, Brijender, has been arrested and booked under IPC sections376 (rape) and 506 and POCSO Act after the incident yesterday, Circle Officer Yogenderpal Singh said.
According to the complaint lodged by the victim’s father, the girl was said detained after school by the teacher.
The girl was taken to a room by the accused who raped her at knife-point and threatened to kill her if she manifest the incident to anyone, the father said.
The traumatized victim’s wails alerted the local people who arrived at the spot and arrested the teacher. He was beaten up by the angry people before being handed over to the police.
The victim was sent for a medical examination. Security has been tightened in the area after incident.