Kerala police has arrested a 52-year-old instructor of an aided college within the district for allegedly molesting 26 college students since November 2021.
The senior instructor was arrested underneath varied provisions of the Safety of Kids from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act on January 12 primarily based on complaints from the district Childline authorities, police mentioned.
“A scholar lately narrated the abuse she confronted to a different instructor of the college. She instantly knowledgeable the Childline authorities who later knowledgeable us. We obtained the criticism on January 11,” police informed PTI.
The official mentioned upon additional counselling, extra college students raised complaints in opposition to the senior man.
Police mentioned, “We registered 5 instances on January 12 and arrested him. Later, 21 instances have been registered yesterday. He has been remanded to judicial custody.”
The scholars have narrated incidents of molestation from November 2021 when the college reopened after the pandemic, police added.
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