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Kolkata: Police have arrested the guard of a private school in south Kolkata for alleged sexual abuse of four girls in the school hostel. Another accused girl has gone into hiding.

The incident of sexual abuse took place at Kasba Modern Institute for Girls on Thursday (24 May. As alleged, the two guards of the school ~ Ganesh Bahadur and Gyan Bahadur Thapa intruded into the girl’s hostel that day and sexually abused the four girls in a room.

The girls subsequently narrated their ordeals to other boarders and together they reported the matter to the school management on Friday. The management, without a delay, lodged an FIR at Kasba police station against the two guards.

Police arrested Ganesh Bahadur on Friday night but Gyan Bahadur managed to give a slip. Police have launched a manhunt for him.