Pune: School teacher arrested for harassment of 12-year-old girl

Pembri Shinshwad Police arrested a 32-year-old education teacher for allegedly molesting a 12-year-old girl on January 26.

Police said the minor girl, along with other students, went to school on the evening of January 26. Police said the education teacher took the victim aside, embraced her, and molested her.

The police said he threatened to harm her if she told anyone of the accident. However, the girl passed on the ordeal to her family members, after which her mother called the police and lodged a complaint.

Police have detained the teacher under Sections 354, 354 (b), 323, 506 of the Indian Penal Code and sections of the Child Sexual Offense Prevention Act (POCSO).

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