Hyderabad: The director of the posh Parkwood International School here is arrested after a 16-year-old student alleged rape and blackmail for months against him. Medical reports confirmed she had an abortion.
The school in the suburbs of the city is rattled by the allegation by the Class XI student against the principal. The victim said the principal Mohd Slahuddin Ayub raped her after spiking her drink and blackmailed her for months with obscene photographs. Police say her medical examination revealed the girl had recently undergone an abortion.
The Investigating Officer ACP Sudhakar has confirmed evidence of she was one month pregnant. However, the school authorities are pointing fingers at the victim’s character.
While parents of other students await the probe result anxiously, the National Commission for Women has taken up the issue. It says this case highlights the need to push through the sexual assault bill.