Court sends teacher to three-day police remand for raping minor

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 21:12

Mandi: A Sessions court on Saturday sent a primary school teacher to three days police remand for allegedly raping a 10-year-old class IV student.
The accused was arrested yesterday and produced before the court here today, police said.

Judicial Magistrate Gitika Kapila remanded the accused to police custody for three days, after the victim`s statement was recorded in the court in camera, they said.

Mandi Superintendent of Police R S Negi said that a complaint was lodged by the victim`s father before him yesterday saying his daughter was sexually assaulted by Pune Ram who is a teacher at Primary School Mahigaloo in Padahar Sub division, during school hours on March 22.
On his complaint, a case was lodged at Padhar police station under various Sections of IPC and POCSO (Prevention of children from sexual offences) Act, he said, adding the probe was on into the matter.

PTI

First Published: Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 21:12

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