Raipur: A 14-year-old student was allegedly molested by hostel superintendent in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police said on Tuesday.
According to the police, Tulsiram Yalam (38), the superintendent of the hostel of government-run residential Model School, had misbehaved with the victim in December last year.
He started to frequently molested the girl, who studies in seventh standard, and threatened her with dire consequences if she revealed the offence to anyone, Bijapur Superintendent of police K L Dhruv.
Although the girl had shared her ordeal with her friends, nobody dared to speak against the superintendent, he said.
When her aunt visited the hostel to meet her on Sunday, the girl narrated the incident following which they lodged a complaint yesterday, the SP said.
A case has been registered in this connection under relevant IPC sections and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012, Dhruv said, adding that efforts are on to trace the absconding accused.
Further probe was on in the case, he added.