Hyderabad: Schools closed over rape of 4-year-old girl to reopen for ‘2022-23’ alone Hyderabad News

Hyderabad: Banjara Hills School, which was closed after the alleged rape of a four-year-old girl, will now reopen on Thursday, giving relief to parents and students. This permission has been given only for this academic year. The state education department had earlier suspended the school’s affiliation on October 21 following a directive from Education Minister Sabita Indra Reddy. The school, with over 500 students, has been closed for more than a fortnight following the 36-year-old’s arrest of the principal. Old driver who misbehaved with a four-year-old girl. After this the principal was also arrested on charges of negligence. On Tuesday, the Hyderabad DEO issued an order saying that the department has decided to restore the recognition of the school only for the academic year 2022-23 in the interest of the students. “The school management needs to strictly follow the instructions of the government,” the DEO said. Along with this, the sub-inspector of schools of Shaikpet division and DEO of Khairatabad zone has been asked to supervise the school. (As per Supreme Court directions on matters relating to sexual harassment, the identity of the victim is not disclosed to protect her privacy)