810. Boarding schools in the town of Dehradun, India
The police is now investigating all the boarding schools in the town of Dehradun, India after several incidents shocked the community. A 9-year-old boy was allegedly molested by an adult who should look after the boy due to the Covid-19 lockdown which prevented his parents from getting him.
The incident is one among several reported from Dehradun’s boarding schools in the last few years, including gang-rape of a class-10 girl by fellow students and the murder of a 7-year-old class-3 student by his seniors.
It seems that staying at boarding schools in this town cannot be fun as a child.
- 9-yr-old boy stranded in boarding school alleges sexual abuse by Warden (Times of India)
- Dehradun boarding schools to be probed after sexual assault on a 9-year-old boy in hostel (Hindustan Times)
- Dehradun boarding school 2018 rape case: Main culprit jailed for 20 years, school director for 9 years (New India Express)
- School buries body of 12-year-old boy to hide brutal murder by senior students (Meaww)