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Principal made 14-yr-old watch porn at Pune school, police case filed

Investigators said that the principal forcibly showed the porn video to the victim and tried to molest him. When the boy went to the counsellor for help, he was of no help and instead told the boy not to speak about it.

pune Updated: Sep 15, 2018 22:41 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Pune
Pune school,Child abuse,Principal abuses boy
The traumatised class 9 student has refused to resume studies at the school.(Representative image)

A case of child sex abuse was filed against a school principal who made a 14-year-old student watch porn and then tried to molest him and the school counsellor who asked the boy to remain quiet about the incident, police said.

The police have invoked sections of The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, (POCSO Act) against the two accused.

Investigators said that the principal forcibly showed the porn video to the victim and tried to molest him. When the boy went to the counsellor for help, he was of no help and instead told the boy not to speak about it, police said.

The victim then went home and complained to his parents after which a complaint was lodged with the police.

The traumatised class 9 student has refused to resume studies at the school.

First Published: Sep 15, 2018 22:40 IST