DAINIK NATION BUREAU
A 13-year-old student of an elite Gurgaon school, studying in class seven, threatened to rape one of his teachers and her minor daughter in a post on social media site Facebook rattling the institution’s administration.
Disturbingly, this is not the only incident of delinquent behaviour that the upscale school. It is faced with as another one of its teenage students emailed a teacher offering joyride, candlelight date and sex.
Both incidents happened last week, sources said.
The Facebook post has shocked the family of the teacher and her minor daughter, who is undergoing mental trauma and has not attended classes since, they said. The victim is learnt to be the accused student s classmate, they added.
Her equally agonised mother, however, has managed to rejoin, sources said.
note of the seriousness of the incidents, the district Child Welfare Committee has decided to issue a notice to the school and is mulling counselling sections for the children as well as school authorities.
According to sources, the school authorities are already examining the incidents following complaints by the teachers. The school has a zero-tolerance policy towards such acts and a suitable course of action is being considered, according to a source.
District Child Welfare Committee chairperson Shakuntala Dhull said ‘suo motu’ cognizance of the incidents had been taken.
A notice will be sent to the school and the children. They will be called for questioning. Counselling sessions will be held for the school authorities, including the teachers and kids, she said.
Gurgaon Police PRO Ravinder Kumar told PTI, “We are aware about reports of such incidents but have not yet received any complaint from the victims seeking a probe.
This is not the first time that a top school in the millenium city has made headlines for the wrong reasons. In a widely publicised case, a seven-year-student was found killed, with his throat slit, in Gurgaon s Ryan International School. The CBI, which is probing the case, had arrested a class eleven student of the same school for the alleged killing.