SRINAGAR: Authorities have suspended a teacher posted at Higher Secondary School (HSS) Shutloo in Rafiabad, Baramulla, for allegedly sending lewd messages to a student.
“Pending an inquiry into the matter, Owais Ahmad Nanda, a teacher presently posted at HSS Shutloo, is hereby placed under suspension with immediate effect,” an official order reads.
“During the period of suspension, the said official shall remain attached to the office of the Principal of BHSS Sopore,” the order issued by Chief Education Officer (CEO) Baramulla read.
When contacted, CEO Baramulla, Balbir Singh, confirmed that the teacher has been placed under suspension, and a committee led by the Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) has been constituted to investigate the matter.
“The teacher is alleged to have sent messages to the student. The matter is under investigation, and it is expected that the report in this regard will be submitted within two to three days,” he said. (KNO)