Teacher held for ‘sexually abusing’ student

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Srinagar:  Within twenty four hours of the molestation of a boy by an Imam, another incident of sexual abuse has come to light. A government teacher  has been accused of sexually abusing a school girl on Wednesday in Sogam vilage of Lolab Valley in Kupwara district. The teacher was later arrested.

According to reports, a girl (name withheld) who studies at Government Girls Higher Secondary School Sogam complained to school authorities that her teacher Shabir Ahmad passed lewd remarks on her and made advances towards her.

However as per locals who held a protest today said that the school authorities didn’t take any action against the accused.

Following protests today in the area, police arrested the accused teacher and booked him under FIR number 57/2015 under section 354 RPC A. The accused teacher has also been transferred from the school and attached with CEO office in the district. 

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