Two girl students of Kundan Vidya Mandir (KVM) on Tuesday accused an athletic coach of sexual harassment. The division number 4 police booked the coach, Amit Kumar, on the complaint of the family of the victims.
The incident is said to have taken place around 10 days ago. On Tuesday, when the parents came to know about it, they reached the police station to lodge complaint. The school principal also informed the police to lodge the complaint against the coach as the incident had occurred on school premises.
It is said that after the incident took place, the coach, Amit Kumar, became irregular as he remained absent most often.
Division number 4 station house officer (SHO) Davinder Singh said that a case of sexual harassment was registered after receiving the complaint from the victims. He said that the KVM principal had also forwarded the complaint letter to the police.
"We have initiated investigation and the statements of the victims have been recorded," said Singh.
A case under Sections 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) and 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered against Amit Kumar.