Kolkata, August 14: A class five student in the city was allegedly molested by her private tutor at her home in Park Street. The father of the victim has filed a complaint at the police station stating that the accused had touched her private parts while teaching her. According to a Times of India report, Police have arrested the tutor and booked him under the POCSO Act. Class 2 Student in Kolkata Alleges Sexual Abuse, Teacher Detained.
The child allegedly informed the cops that the teacher used to tell her to sit on his lap while he would fondle her private parts. The girl was asked to keep this "little secret" with herself and not tell anyone.
The parents came to know of the incident that day, when they heard the girl's screams emanating from the room while the tutor was inside. When they entered the room, the parents found the girl sitting on the tutor's lap and she was crying. The girl later complained of pain in her private parts. The tutor has been teaching the girl for the last six months.
The accused has been booked under Section 8 and 12 of the POCSO Act, which deals with non-penetrative sex. The teacher, if found guilty, will face imprisonment for up to three years.