Teacher held for molesting girls

Nagercoil, Jul 11:

Police have arrested a teacher of a privately-run higher secondary school at Kollengode on the charge of misbehaving with girl students.  The teacher has been booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

According to police, Davidraj (46) is a Class VI teacher. Students of his class complained that the teacher misbehaved with them.  On Friday also, Davidraj is alleged to have not only misbehaved with the girls but also tried to molest them.

The affected girls reported the matter to their parents who took it up with the headmaster and school management. The headmaster lodged a complaint with the Kollengode police.

Officers of child welfare department and police officials visited the school and held investigations.Police took Davidraj to the Kollengode police station for enquiries and then handed him over to the all women police station at Colachel.

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