School van driver sentenced to 3 years for molesting student 

ST Correspondent
Tuesday, 10 October 2017

The victim's mother lodged the FIR against Jagtap with Bundgarden police station. 

Pune: A 52-year-old school van driver was sentenced to three years imprisonment for molesting a 13-year-old girl on the way to school in 2013. 

Additional Sessions Judge SM Menjoge also imposed a fine of Rs 1,000 on the convict Rajendra Prahlad Jagtap, a resident of Yerawada. Additional Public Prosecutor Rajesh Kavediya examined three witnesses. 

The victim's mother lodged the FIR against Jagtap with Bundgarden police station. 

As per the complaint, on February 28, 2013, the driver molested the victim in the school van following which she was afraid of him. After that she went to school by walking. On March 15, 2013, her mother saw her tired when she returned from school and asked why she was not going by van. The victim confided in her mother about the incident following which the FIR was registered on March 16. 
 

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