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Odisha teacher forces Class IV girl to undress for ‘stealing’ sketch pen

The girl’s family lodged a complaint with the Banki police under sections 341, 323 and 294 of the IPC.

india Updated: Dec 22, 2017 21:32 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar
Student harassment,Student undress,Stealing
Desks and benches stand in a row inside an empty classroom.(AP File Photo/Representative image)

A female teacher of Rangani Sahi primary school in Tulsipur village under Banki block in Cuttack district allegedly forced a girl of Class IV to take off her clothes over suspicion that the student had stolen a sketch pen on Thursday.

The girl told about the incident to her mother who took up the matter with the school headmistress and also lodged a complaint with the Banki police under sections 341, 323 and 294 of the IPC.

The brother of the girl, who studied in the same class, was a witness to the incident.

Block Education officer Himanshu Bhusan Samrath said action would be taken against the teacher after investigation.