SRINAGAR: A Government teacher, posted in Middle School Dhargaloon in Balakote zone of Mendhar sub division of Poonch district, has been arrested by police for allegedly molesting and misbehaving with two girl students of his school.
Pertinently, the teacher has also been placed under suspension by the education department.
The teacher identified as Mohammad Taj Nayazi has been booked in a case under FIR number 10/2023 under sections 354, 8/10 POCSO Act in Police Station Gursai.
Quoting police officials the news agency KNO reported that a complaint was registered in Gursai police station in which it was submitted that the teacher had molested and misbehaved with two minor girl students of the school after which a case was registered against him and was subsequently arrested.
They said that further investigation into the matter is going on.
The teacher has already been suspended by Zonal Education Officer Balakote, who also visited the school after the incident.