Budgam: A government teacher of GHS Kawoosa Khalisa in Budgam district was Wednesday arrested by Police on charges of molestation after complaint of girl students.
He was lodged at Police station Magam and is to be produced before court today to seek remand, police said.
The teacher was arrested after two girls from Government High School Kawoosa Khalisa in Narbal zone approached the local police complaining that they were molested by their school teacher in two different incidents.
“Two girls from 8th and 9th class approached us with a complaint against the teacher. We acted on the student’s application and arrested the teacher and registered a case under u/s 509 RPC,” a police official said.
“He will be produce before Court today in order to seek remand,” he said.
Chief Education Officer (CEO) Budgam, Inderjeet Sharma said a detailed report has been sought from the concerned school head.
“Action as per rules will be initiated against the teacher. I have directed the School head to submit a detailed report of the incident which may be submitted by tomorrow,” CEO Budgam said.
He said the accused teacher was relieved by the school head after students complained against him. “The relieving order has been handed over to police as well. On the day of incident, the accused teacher had left the school in second half,” he added.