Anantnag: Following allegations of molesting a class IX girl student, the principal of a private school in Kulgam district was arrested on Tuesday.
The accused has been identified as Irshad Ahmad, a resident of Khee-Jogipora village in Kulgam district. The accused is principal of an English medium school in main town Kulgam.
“The girl had told her family about the incident where the man in question had tried to touch in an inappropriate way,” a senior police official told Kashmir Reader.
The family of the girl held protests outside the deputy commissioner’s office, located right next to the school.
Senior officials of the district administration visited the school before a case was lodged against the accused.
An FIR bearing number, 114-2017 under sections 342 and 354, has been registered in the incident.
“We are questioning the accused,” the police official said.