Non-teaching staffer held for sexual assault of Kolkata girl

The incident surfaced 24 hours after a dance teacher of a primary school was arrested for committing a similar crime with a Class two student for the past few months.

Published: 10th February 2018 06:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 10th February 2018 06:04 PM   |  A+A-

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By IANS

KOLKATA: A day after the arrest of a primary school dance teacher in a sexual assault case, a non-teaching staff member of a south Kolkata school was arrested here on Saturday for allegedly sexually abusing a girl student, police said.

An FIR had been lodged on Thursday by the guardians of the Class nine victim.

"Malay Kumar Bera, a non-teaching staff member of a south Kolkata-based higher-secondary school has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a Class nine student. He has been produced in the court," an officer from Rabindra Sarobar Police Station said.

The school authority assured they would do everything possible to ensure the students' security.

"We have not been able to verify the alleged incident yet. However, we assure to take the necessary steps to ensure our students' security," teacher-in-charge of the Bengali medium school said.

This incident of sexual assault in school surfaced around 24 hours after a dance teacher of a primary school was arrested for committing a similar crime with a Class two student for the past few months. The incident saw massive protests by the guardians demanding removal of all the male teaching staff from the school.

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