Amritsar, July 13: In a shocking case, a 50-year-old school teacher was arrested on Saturday in Neshta village in Punjab's Amritsar for allegedly molesting a four-year-old girl inside the school premises. The accused has been identified as Ashwani Kumar. According to the report, the complaint was registered by the minor's parents after she complained of stomach pain and said that a teacher improperly touched her private parts. Mumbai Teacher Gets 10-Year Imprisonment by POCSO Court for Raping Minor Student.
"Yesterday, Rajinder Kaur recorded a statement before an inspector that both her daughters' study in the school. The younger daughter aged four came home and complained of pain in the stomach. The daughter told her mother that a teacher there improperly touched her private parts," DSP Arun Sharma said while talking to ANI. Delhi Shocker: School Principal Arrested for Raping Teacher for Two Years.
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Amritsar: 50-year-old school teacher Ashwani Kumar in Neshta village arrested today on charges of raping a 4-year-old girl inside the school premises. Accused sent to 14-days judicial custody. pic.twitter.com/68mn41Cj7H
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As per the statement of the complainant, a First Information Report (FIR) has been registered against the accused under sections 376, 201 of the Indian Penal Code and section 4 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO) Act. Meanwhile, the accused has been sent to 14-days judicial custody.
Earlier this month, a teacher in Maharashtra's Thane was awarded 10-years of imprisonment and Rs 50,000 fine for raping a 13-year-old student. The crime dates back to 2016 when girl along with parents approached the doctor to terminate a pregnancy. Police were alerted and traced the 34-year-old teacher. He was arrested for raping the minor twice between April and August 2016.