Hyderabad: A three-and-half-year-old girl was allegedly sexually abused by two women helpers at a private pre-school in Madhapur area in Hyderabad. Andhra Pradesh Child Rights Protection Committee president P Achyuta Rao said the incident took place on April 10 and the police registered the case on the same day following a complaint from the child’s mother, whose husband is an IT professional in Madhapur area.
According to the complaint lodged by her mother, the women helpers inserted stones in her daughter's private parts, they said. A case under relevant sections of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act has been registered, police said. The girl was sent for medical examination and based on a preliminary report, there is no evidence of sexual assault, a police official said.
Madhapur sub-inspector of police Rammohan Reddy said the girl was immediately taken to a government hospital. “As per the preliminary investigation, there were no signs of any sexual abuse, but it was found that the helpers had pushed a small stone into the girl’s private parts. There was no bleeding as per the reports,” he said. However, a detailed investigation is underway and a hunt has been launched to trace the two women helpers, he added.