HANGU: A watchman of a government girls primary school has been arrested in Hangu on charges of sexually abusing a girl student of first grade.

Police said Aina Bibi, a first grade student at Government Girls Primary School Shahkhel, Hangu, was subjected to sexual abuse by the school watchman on Thursday after the school’s closure. The watchman threw the girl outside the school after sexually abusing her and the villagers shifted the girl to District Headquarters Hospital, where the doctors confirmed that she was abused.

According to police, Aina after regaining consciousness told that she was sexually abused by the watchman, after which he was arrested. The watchman is being interrogated by the police and he will be presented to the court.