NHRC Issue Notices to Delhi Government Over Sodomy in School

Published: 30th September 2015 10:24 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th September 2015 10:24 PM   |  A+A-

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday has issued notices to Delhi Education Secretary and Deputy Commissioner of Police of South district over an incident of sodomy in a government school.

Taking suo motu cognizance of a report about three students severely beat and sodomized a fellow student in the backyard of their School in Fatehpur Beri in South Delhi on September 2, The Commission has issued the notices. The alleged perpetrators and the victim were the students of class IX students in the government run school in the area. Medical examination of the victim also confirmed the incident.

The commission has observed that this incident raise a serious issue of violation of human rights of the victim and accordingly issued notices to the Secretary, Department of Education of Delhi government of Delhi and Deputy Commissioner of Police calling for reports within two weeks.

The accused boys had a quarrel with the victim two months ago. On September 2, they called the victim out of the class and took him to the backyard beating all the way. They took off his clothes and on being resisted, beat him so severely with sticks that he was left almost unconscious, before sodomizing him.

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