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Superintendent of Children’s Home Arrested for Raping Minors Girls

A complaint has been lodged under the provisions of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POSCO).

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  • Delhi Police on Wednesday has arrested the superintendent of a children’s home in Lajpat Nagar, after he was accused of allegedly raping two minor girls from the facility.


  • The issue had come to the fore after Delhi Women and Child Welfare minister Sandeep Kumar met with the girls at the facility on 3 June. Upon being informed of the issue, the minister asked the girls to lodge a complaint against the superintendent under the provisions of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO).


  • The minister also ordered the termination of two officials based on the complaints. A woman welfare officer, also allegedly involved, has been fired.


(With agency inputs)

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