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Kolkata: 2-year-old sexually assaulted at playschool, FIR registered

An FIR has been registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) Act 2012 against unidentified person.

SNS | New Delhi |

A two-year-old boy was allegedly sexually assaulted by an unknown person inside the premises of a playschool in Kolkata.

On July 2, the mother of the child noticed that the private parts of the boy were bleeding and he was crying uncontrollably. The boy was immediately taken to hospital where sexual assault was confirmed.

The parents have filed a complaint at the Thakurpukur police station.

The parents of the child had also gone to the school to inform the principal about the abuse and demanded to see CCTV footage. They were reportedly told that the CCTV cameras didn’t record anything between June 26 and July 2, after which the couple approached the police.

According to media reports, an FIR has been registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) Act 2012 against unidentified persons.

A report in The India Express said the primary medical report said it appeared to be a case of sexual assault.

“Mild swelling and mild oedema in the perianal region with a twitching sign. It seems a case of child abuse,” the primary medical report said, according to the report.