Bengaluru: After a brief lull, sexual abuse of children has come back to haunt the city. A 26-year-old school bus driver was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly sexually abusing a three-and-half-year-old girl while she was returning home in the same bus.
The incident occurred in South-East police division on Monday evening and the accused, Ashutosh, was arrested on Tuesday after the girl complained of pain and narrated the incident to her mother, who informed the police.
When the girl was returning home in the bus on Monday, Ashutosh after dropping other students sexually abused the girl as she was the last in the vehicle. The accused also warned the girl against discussing it with anyone at home or school.
The girl after reaching home complained of pain and her mother was shocked to see rashes in her private parts and rushed her to a doctor, who confirmed the sexual assault. The girl told her mother that the bus driver touched her private parts while returning home. The police said that school authorities had outsourced the transport facilities.