A Class II student of a New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) school in the national capital’s Gol Market area was allegedly raped by an electrician inside the institute premises, police said on Friday.

The victim narrated her ordeal to her parents after returning from school on Thursday. According to reports, the student also has an older sister in the school.

The accused, identified as 37-year-old Ram Asre, had been working in the school for around a month and is a permanent electrician employed with the NDMC, the police said.

The police have arrested the accused and a case has been registered against him under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

On Thursday, the accused allegedly gagged the girl and dragged her to a water pump on the school premises, where he raped her.

(With agency inputs)