Following allegations of sexual assault of a preschooler by a female janitor at Galolhu School in Male’ City, all female janitors have been suspended.
On October 16, police confirmed that a youngster had been sexually molested at a school in Male’ City. The offender was described by the child as a female janitor who assisted children in using the school’s toilet. The school, however, was unable to identify the exact janitor engaged in the case.
Galolhu School informed parents in a notice that all female janitorial staff members had been suspended and that pupils would be led to the toilet by teachers. The school also stated that CCTV cameras had been put in 18 different locations.
Concerning the child sex abuse case, the education ministry stated that such a case had been reported to the school and that the situation is being investigated, with appropriate steps being taken in response.
The Maldives Police Service said that they are investigating the case, but that no arrests have been made.