24 days after molesting daughter, govt school teacher booked for crime

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Ludhiana
  • Updated: Jun 03, 2014 19:58 IST

Twenty-four days after a government school teacher molested his daughter under the influence of liquor, the police finally lodged an FIR in the matter on Monday.

The accused, who has been identified as Anil Goyal, is a teacher at Government Senior Secondary School, PAU. A resident Tagore Nagar, Goyal, molested his daughter under the influence of liquor on May 9.

Accused's wife lodged a complaint at the Division Number 4 police station, in which she stated that her husband was an acute alcoholic. Earlier also, she had filed a case against her husband, and the matter is sub judice.

After that they used to live in the same house, but in separate rooms. The complainant alleged that on May 9, the accused under the influence of liquor came in her room and used abusive language. The accused also molested his daughter. When she raised alarm, the accused managed to flee.

Following the woman's statement, Division Number 4 police registered a case against the accused under section 354 (outrage modesty), 294 (utter obscene words) and 323 (voluntarily causing hurt)
of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Inspector Rampal, staion house superintendent (SHO) at Division Number 4 police station said the police have launched a manhunt for his arrest.

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