The school authorities, however, on Sunday claimed that the three sisters “left the school on their own”.
The incident came to light on Saturday, when the victim, a student of Class VI, told her family about her ordeal. Her mother lodged a complaint with the police alleging that the man, who runs a fruit shop outside the school, raped her daughter during school hours.
A medical examination confirmed rape, following which the suspect was arrested. The man allegedly lured the victim by offering fruits free of cost
After the incident came to light, the school tried to distance itself from the victim and expelled her and her siblings.
The victim’s father told a news channel that the school struck off the names of his daughters without telling him the reason. “This happened when I went to the school on Saturday...they said my daughters can’t study here,” the father alleged.
However, a senior school employee, said, “The girls’ family took them away. They were not expelled.”
The incident has come days after UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi visited family of a rape victim who had committed suicide and assured action against the culprits.
At least 19 rapes have been reported in Haryana in last five weeks, with the latest being reported from Sirsa on Sunday where police booked a a Hisar man for raping a girl who had eloped with him after he promised to marry her.