Teacher held for ‘sexual harassment’ of high school student in Telangana

SANGAREDDY: A private school teacher was arrested in Sangareddy for “sexually harassing” a class nine student, police said on Tuesday.
The parents of the minor girl lodged a complaint with the police over the incident on Saturday, following which a case under the POCSO Act was registered and the man was arrested.
He was sent to judicial custody on Sunday morning.
Meanwhile, the Students Federation of India (SFI) staged a dharna today at the office of the District Education Officer (DEO) in Sangareddy town, demanding stern action against the school management.