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5-yr-old sexually assaulted by school sweeper

New Delhi: Delhi Police on Tuesday said that they have arrested sweeper of a private school for allegedly sexually assaulting a five-year-old girl in South Delhi. The accused was identified as 45-year-old Picha Mutthu who lives in South East Delhi. The incident took place inside the school premises.

Police said that on August 8, a woman complainant stated that her minor daughter was sexually assaulted by Picha Mutthu. Medical examination of the victim got done from the hospital. Later, the accused was arrested on August 8.

"The accused was sent to judicial custody. Further, the statement under section 164 Cr.P.C of the victim and mother got recorded and both reiterated the same version," police said. For the further investigation in the case, CCTV footage stored in the hard drive and DVR were seized through seizure memo. "Age proof document of the victim also collected from the school. The investigation is in progress," police said.

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