A seven-year-old girl was raped allegedly by an unidentified man inside a municipal school in the national capital, the police said on Friday. The incident took place in Mongolpuri in north-west Delhi on Thursday evening and it came to light on Friday morning when the parents of the victims approached the police.
The girl received severe injuries and has been admitted to a government hospital.
On Friday afternoon, around 300 people gathered outside the hospital in protest and pelted stones and bricks damaging several buses before the police dispersed them with a lathi-charge.
"The victim was raped by a man inside the school campus on Thursday. Her parents approached us this morning and a case has been registered. The victim could not tell us anything about the attacker.
"We are investigating the case. We are questioning the male staff, including teachers and a guard," a senior police official said. Enraged over the incident, locals staged protests in the locality.