Painter, Shamshuddin (22), Attempts to Rape 7-Year-Old in Ghaziabad School

A painter has been arrested on Thursday for attempting to rape a 7-year-old girl student in the school where he was working, Dainik Jagran has reported.

The girl, a resident of Farrukhnagar, studies in a local primary school. On Wednesday morning, the painter who was working in the school’s bathroom asked her to get water. When the girl offered him water, he pulled her inside the bathroom and tried to rape her. When the girl screamed, he let her go.

The girl ran to her class and started crying. After reaching home, she narrated the entire incident to her parents. The parents kept quiet as some relatives were visiting at the time. On Thursday morning they informed Sahihabad police and lodged an FIR. Police arrested the accused from the school that same day. He has been identified as Shamshuddin (aka Shamshu), a 22-year-old resident of Dhobian mohalla in Farrukhnagar.

The girl’s mother said that they had taught their child about ‘Good touch, bad touch’ and encouraged her to share everything with them. Hence, on Wednesday after reaching home, the girl immediately told her father about the incident.


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