A seven-year-old girl has been raped in a school toilet in the Indian holiday state of Goa, sparking mass protests and the arrest of her headmistress, police say. The incident was reported in the city of Vasco da Gama on Monday, sparking a manhunt to trace the accused, thought to be in his early 20s. ''The girl was raped inside the school toilet during recess,'' a police official said on Tuesday. Thousands of people surrounded the school on Monday night demanding the arrest of the headmistress and the perpetrator, who is yet to be found. The headmistress was later arrested for alleged negligence of duty, the police official said.

AFP