Kolkata’s Alipore POCSO court has sentenced life imprisonment for two teachers of GD Birla School for  sexually assaulting a 4-years girl child

AbhijitRay,Kolkata:Alipore POCSO court has sentenced those guilty of sexually assaulting a student at GD Birla School. In December 2017, two teachers of the GD Birla Education Centre in south Kolkata were arrested under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences or POSCO Act for sexually assaulting a four-year-old student.Abhishek Roy and Md Mofizul were arrested under sections 4 and 6 of POSCO act which could attract life imprisonment.They were booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act and will be produced before a court on Saturday.The two men had allegedly lured the girl into the toilet with chocolates. Earlier, the girl was shown pictures of four suspects, and She had identified two men, one of whom is her physical education teacher.” At that time, the angry parents continued to protest outside the school campus for several days. They alleged that the school does not have CCTV cameras, despite a similar incident in 2014. Some parents have demanded that the principal should resign.Today, the judge sentenced the two convicts to life imprisonment. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 each and sentenced him to six more months in jail. The judge also asked the government to pay Rs 5 lakh to the victim.It happened six years ago. A four-year-old student of GD Birla School in Ranikuthi was allegedly sexually assaulted by two physical education teachers. The water of the case is a long way off. The accused were booked under sections 4 and 6 of the POCSO Act. The court had agreed to take the secret statement of the victim under Section 164. Two teachers were arrested. The case went on for six years. On Wednesday, the Alipore Court convicted them. The court announced the sentence on this Friday.