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Govt school principal, three teachers arrested under POCSO in Kerala

Kerala police arrested a government school teacher from Tamil Nadu on Monday on the charge of sexually assaulting a plus-one girl student last week.

Besides, the school principal and two other teachers were also arrested on Monday itself for not reporting the incident to the police on time, the police said in a press statement on Tuesday.

The accused Kiran Kumar sexually assaulted the minor student when she was travelling with him on his bike while returning from the school’s art festival. The Thripunithura police recorded his arrest. He was on the run after committing the crime.

The school principal Sivakal and two teachers Shailaja and Joseph were also arrested for not reporting the matter to the police. The Police also said that they forced the student to withdraw the complaint. The student’s mother was called and asked to withdraw the complaint. The police said that the teachers were afraid as it would tarnish the image of the school.

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