Two-year-old boy sexually abused in Kolkata, cops scan playschool CCTV footage

The incident came to light after the victim's parents lodged a complaint at Thakurpukur police station in the southern suburbs of Kolkata on Wednesday.

Published: 05th July 2018 11:30 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th July 2018 09:49 AM   |  A+A-

Child Sexual Abuse

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By Express News Service

KOLKATA: A two-year-old boy was allegedly sexually abused at a playschool when teachers, students and staff members were playing role-play of doctors and patient on a Doctor's Day programme on Monday. 

The incident came to light after the victim's parents lodged a complaint at Thakurpukur police station in the southern suburbs of Kolkata on Wednesday. 

According to the complaint, the child was found irritated and crying when his mother picked him up from playschool on Monday evening and found blood oozing out of his rectum and swelling on the back when she took him for a bath on Monday evening. When asked, the child reportedly said that he was fondled by a 'doctor'. 

The victim's parents then took him to a paediatrician who confirmed that he was sexually abused. For a second opinion, the victim's parents took him for a second examination at government-run SSKM hospital which mentioned in its report that the child had mild swelling and mild oedema in the perianal region along with twitching signs. 

Along with the report, the victim's parents then lodged a complaint at Thakurpukur police station which lodged a case under Pocso Act. When asked for CCTV footage from the school authorities, the victim's parents claimed that the school did not show them CCTV footage stating that they did not have CCTV footage from June 27 to July 3.

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  • Sashwati

    Such news should make it a point to MENTION THE NAME OF THE SCHOOL!!!
    2 months ago reply