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Cops to hold meeting with south Delhi principals

New Delhi: The south Delhi police will hold a meeting with the principals of schools coming under its jurisdiction as even after sending an advisory to the schools, safety and security were not followed which resulted in the sexual assault of a six-year-old girl inside a school's premises.
According to police official, the advisory was sent to more than 300 schools which came in their district and in the recent incident they had found lapses from the side of schools after which they were planning to hold meetings with the Principals of different schools where they will tell them to take the safety and security seriously and also to get all the safety measures done.
The school in which a minor girl was assaulted by peon, an advisory which was signed by the SHO of Malviya Nagar was sent in September which clearly stated that in keeping with view of the recent incident at Ryan School in Gurgaon, Haryana all the principals, managers, management authorities of the schools, creches, child care homes which falls under the jurisdiction of this police station are hereby directed to follow the directions issued by the CBSE and other government rules regarding safety and security of their students, toddlers and kids.
An investigator told this newspaper that when the school official was questioned in this regard they stated that his verification was not done from the side of the school.
"He had submitted a clearance certificate but which was only valid for six months and the place where the incident happened the female attendant had left the area as she had gone for some photocopy work when the accused committed the crime," said the investigator.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Ishwar Singh stated that as soon they got the information they took a quick action and arrested the accused.
Police sources claimed that the accused soon after getting arrest claimed that he had committed a big mistake and to forgive him.
When the newspaper tried to contact the school authority no one was ready to meet the reporter. Earlier, when asked whether the victim's parent will continue with the school, her father told this newspaper that they have not decided yet but her daughter had told them that she will not go to the school again.
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