Ghaziabad: The parents of the 7-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped by her school bus driver and cleaner, took out a protest on Sunday seeking action against the principal of the school.
The girl's parents and the families of other children who attend the school, gathered outside the school gate and attended the protest march which ended at Indirapuram police station.
They raised slogans against the school management and threatened to continue with the protest on Monday if a case was not registered against the principal and the in-charge of the transport company which provided the bus to the school.
SP City Shiv Shankar Yadav said probe in the case is being headed by the Circle Officer, Indirapuram. "Legal action would be initiated against anyone found guilty in the investigation," he said.
A Class I girl student was allegedly raped by the driver and the conductor of the school bus over a period of nearly 15 days.
On the complaint lodged by the girl's parents, the duo were arrested on September 7. They have allegedly confessed to the crime.
The bus was hired on contract basis. Indirapuram Police have registered a case under Section 377 (carnal intercourse against the order of nature) and Section 506 (criminal intimidation) of the IPC against the driver and the conductor.