Thiruvananthapuram, November 23: A 44-year-old physical education teacher at a government school in Kerala's rural Thiruvananthapuram was arrested on Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting several young students at school. The accused, identified as Bobby Joseph, who hails from Alappuzha, has been arrested by the Nedumangad police, the Times of India reported. Mumbai Teacher Gets 10-Year Imprisonment by POCSO Court for Raping Minor Student.
According to the report, the physical education teacher used to harass boys aged between 15 and 17. A case has been registered based on the statement by a 15-year-old boy. After him, several other students also raised complaint against the teacher. Delhi Shocker: School Principal Arrested for Raping Teacher for Two Years.
According to police, the students revealed that Joseph used to take students for short drives after school and sexually harass them in the vehicle. At least 10 complaints have been raised against him.
The instructor has been booked under sections of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act for sexual assault and harassment. The accused has also been charged under the Juvenile Justice Act (JJA), for abuse and assault.