Ludhiana: Class-9 student sexually abused by teacher in school

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Ludhiana
  • Updated: May 16, 2015 08:43 IST

In yet another incident, a teacher has allegedly molested a 14-year-old girl, who is student of Class 9 at Nankana Sahib Senior Secondary School, Kila Raipur.

The accused has been identified as Kulwant Singh, 60, a resident of Kila Raipur, and is Physical Education Instructor (PTI) at the school. The accused had allegedly called her in the room and molested her.

On being informed, the Dehlon police station registered a case under Section 354 (molestation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Sections 10 and 12 of the Protection of Children From Sexual Offence Act on Thursday.

The police arrested the accused immediately after lodging the FIR.

The case has been registered following the statement of victim's father. In his complaint, he alleged that the accused had molested his daughter on May 11. He came to know about it, when his daughter narrated the incident to him.

His daughter told him that the accused called her in the room when he was alone in the room. The accused had pulled her towards him and molested her.

IPS officer Kamaldeep Kaur, Dehlon police station SHO, said, “The police had arrested the accused immediately after registering the case.”

Not the first case

It is not the first case when a student was molested by teacher. February 12, 2015: The Shimlapuri police station booked a teacher of Government Middle School, Chet Singh Nagar, for sexually abusing students of Class 7.

October 18, 2014: A woman tutor, along with her brothers, was booked for sexually abusing a 14-year-old student. The accused had allegedly made lewd videos of him. The police had booked the accused, who were later arrested on January 11 this year.

August 22, 2014: Sarabha Nagar police registered a case and arrested a school teacher at Aggar Nagar for raping a 15-year-old student. The girl used to visit his home for tuitions. The accused was blackmailing the girl for the past few months.

June 11, 2014: Sarabha Nagar police station registered a case and arrested a man for raping a 12-year-old girl, a student of his wife, at his house at Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar. The girl was taking stitching classes from his wife. On the day of the incident, the accused was alone at his home.

May 2, 2013: Dismissed from his job, a sports and band teacher, Sandeep Kumar, 24, raped a Class-10 student. The accused abducted the girl from outside the school, took her to a vacant room and raped her. The Salem Tabri police arrested the accused on June 25, 2013.

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