While a hostel watchman has been arrested, a school teacher who was also allegedly involved in the crime has been absconding.
Deenaram (23), the watchman of Tribal Girls Pre-matric Hostel located in Narharpur police station limits, was arrested following a complaint by Women and Child Development Officer yesterday, Superintendent of Police Rahul Bhagat told PTI.
Mannu Ram Gota (24), a teacher, who is also accused of sexual assault, was absconding.
After the news came out, Congress workers staged demonstration and blocked traffic at Kanker town, demanding action against the culprits.
A high-level probe has been initiated by the state government into the case.
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