A MALE schoolteacher allegedly showed an obscene picture on his cell phone to a woman teacher in a government school on the pretext of informing her about the features of the phone.
The incident occurred at the Government School Amravat Khurd on Friday afternoon. The complainant, a 31-year-old woman teacher, told the police that the accused, P C Verma, who is a teacher in Barkheda Pathani School, approached her in the afternoon.
He reportedly asked her if she was interested in buying his cellphone. The complainant asked about the price but he evaded the query and started showing her the features of phone including camera, audio and music. He allegedly showed her an obscene picture on the pretext of showing the features of phone.
Angered by the incident, she approached the Govindpura police and made a complaint. The police have registered a case under Section 509 of the IPC for word, gesture or act intended to insult a women’s modesty. Verma is yet to be arrested. The police are investigating the matter and have launched a hunt for him.