Panaji: A seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped in the toilet of a school in Vasco town on Monday evening, police said.
The minor girl was found in a state of shock inside the toilet and when her parents discovered that she had been sexually assaulted, they along with their friends and local residents locked the school with the teachers and authorities still inside.
Later, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, as well as other local politicians, arrived in Vasco, where over 500 concerned and agitating people had still blocked access to the school.
Police said that they had still not been able to nab the accused, who they suspect had fled even before the melee started.
"We have a description given to us by the girl. No arrests have been made yet," a police official said.