Itanagar, Aug.28: Likabali town in Arunachal Pradesh’s West Siang District is tense after a hostel warden of a private school was arrested for allegedly raping 14 minor girls.
According to police, warden Vipin Wisvan has been arrested on charges of sexual molestation and abuse of the girls, some of them as young as four.
The girls, aged four to 13 years, were allegedly raped over the past three years at the school.
The incident came to light after some of victims reportedly scaled the walls of the school on Tuesday to go to the police.
The principal refused to act on their complaint against Wisvan, who is also a teacher at the school.
The school has 400 students studying up to Class 7.
Residents and students on Wednesday surrounded the local lawmaker and district Superintendent of Police demanding immediate action against the school.
The police have also detained the school principal and two other staff members for questioning. (ANI)