In a shocking incident, a nine-year-old school girl from Bhayander here was allegedly raped by three of her teachers repeatedly since 2014.
PSI S B Kadam today said that the accused trio—Sanjay Patil (47), Nilesh Bhoir (47), and Jitendra Jadhav (23)– was arrested yesterday after the parents of the victim filed a police complaint.
According to the girl, the teachers took turns to sexually abuse her several times in empty classrooms. Also, the minor was threatened as well as beaten to keep her mouth shut about the incident.
The criminal assault continued till last month after which the girl, fed up of the constant torture, opened up to her parents.
The trio have been charged under sections 376, 323, 504, and 506 rw 34 of the IPC and also sections 3 and 4 of the POCSO Act 2012, police added.