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Teacher Held for Sexually Abusing Minor

Published: 02nd March 2016 05:31 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd March 2016 05:31 AM   |  A+A-

KOZHIKODE:   The police on Tuesday arrested a retired school teacher accused of sexually abusing an eight-year old girl at Payyoli.

The 70-year-old accused, who has been working as a drawing teacher at Sacred Heart’s English Medium School at Payyoli, was arrested on the basis of a complaint filed by the parents of a Class III student.

According to the complainant, the teacher sexually abused the girl inside the classroom. The case was registered under Section 9 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act . “The case is investigated. The statement of the relatives has been recorded. The statement of the girl will be recorded by a magistrate,” the officer said.  



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