Mumbai Crime: Tuition teacher gets 10-year jail for sexually assaulting teen

Updated: Nov 29, 2019, 12:41 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

The tuition teacher was also fined Rs 2,000.

This picture has been used for representation purpose only
This picture has been used for representation purpose only

A 42-year-old tuition teacher was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by a special POCSO court for sexually assaulting three minor students. He was also fined Rs 2,000, a Times of India report read.

It said one of the students was 15 years old when the incident occurred. The student added that the teacher would make the 'weak' students stay back for overnight tuitions and on one night, he slept next to the student and sexually assaulted him. The other students were asleep. The accused also assaulted the student with a broom and wooden stick after the teenager resisted the accused's advances, the report added.

The teenager then confided in a friend, who then told one of their common friends, whose father approached the police in November 2014. He also deposed in court.

Catch up on all the latest Mumbai news, crime news, current affairs, and also a complete guide on Mumbai from food to things to do and events across the city here. Also download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get latest updates

Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from Mid-day.com

Subscribe
NEXT STORY
This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK