Kanpur: A 45-year-old teacher has been arrested for allegedly trying to rape his 10-year-old girl student in the Babu Purwa area here, police said on Wednesday.
Mohammed Aslam, who runs a private school at his house, has been arrested for trying to rape a Class II student yesterday, said PM Tripathi, Deputy Superintendent of Police.
According to the complaint filed by the girl`s family, Aslam asked the victim to stay back after school hours for some work and then tried to rape her, Tripathi said.
But the girl managed to escape.
Later, her family and locals gathered at Aslam`s house and pelted stones, he said.
The police reached the spot and arrested him.
The girl was sent for the medical examination.