New Delhi [India]: Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chief Swati Maliwal on Monday issued notices to the Delhi Police and Directorate of Education in the alleged sexual assault case of two minor boys in a government school.
“Delhi Commission for Women has received information of sexual assault with two minor
boys in a government school of Delhi. A 13-year-old boy who studies in 8th standard in a government school in Rohini was allegedly sexually assaulted by other students of the school,” the notice read.
“He has informed that in April 2023, he attended school during summer camp wherein some students forcibly took him to a nearby park and sexually assaulted him for 7 days. He has alleged that the accused students also threatened him not to disclose the incident to anyone.
He stated that a couple of days ago, he narrated his ordeal to two of his teachers, but they asked him not to report the matter,” it added.
DCW Maliwal further mentioned that in another case a 12-year-old minor was also sexually assaulted by the same group of students.
“Another boy, aged 12 years old has also alleged that the same students sexually assaulted him as well.
He has informed that in April 2023, during the summer camp, he was sexually assaulted in the school toilet. He has stated that the accused students had threatened him not to disclose the incident to anyone,” the notice read.
“He has further alleged that around 16 days back, a student again tried to sexually assault him in the toilet. He has further stated that he had narrated the incident to two of his teachers in July and August, but they had asked him to not talk about the incident to anyone,” it added.
DCW has requested the Delhi Police and Directorate of Education to provide a detailed action taken report on the two matters by September 1, 2023.