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Govt school teacher arrested for molesting class 8 student in Shimla

Acting on a complaint filed by the girl’s family, the police registered a case against the accused under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) and arrested him.

india Updated: Jul 06, 2018 21:02 IST
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Government school teacher in Shimla arrested for molesting student.

A government school teacher was arrested on Friday for allegedly molesting his class 8 student, police said.

The incident took place on July 3 in Nirmand block of Kullu district, they said.

The matter came to light after the girl told her family members about the advances allegedly made by the teacher, DSP Rohit Mrigpuri said.

Acting on a complaint filed by the girl’s family, the police registered a case against the accused under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) and arrested him, he said.

The accused was produced before a local court which remanded him to judicial custody till July 13, he added.

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without any modifications. Only the headline has been changed.

First Published: Jul 06, 2018 21:02 IST