Police arrested a sweeper at a government school in Sheikhupura for raping a fifth-grader inside the school, Shahbaz Khan reported for Samaa News.

Younas Masih was arrested on Monday after the child’s mother reported the case at Housing Colony Police Station, Sheikhupura.

The mother alleged that after her child told her that she was assaulted by the sweeper at the school, she went to the police but they did not listen to her.


She then had to go to the Child Protection and Welfare Bureau who helped her register the case.

The child’s medical examination  at the District Headquarters Hospital had confirmed the sexual assault

Police said the suspect has confessed to the crime.

The suspect said that he used to buy the child shawarmas. “One day I forcefully took her to the washroom.”

A report sent by the principal to the District Education Authority said that Younas was detained from the school gate on Monday around 10:30am.

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After Younas was caught, the principal formed a four-member internal committee to probe the incident.

Sheikhupura police presented the suspect before a local court on Tuesday. The court sent Younas on three-day physical remand.