Teacher arrested for molesting minor students in Nanded

Published: Feb 04, 2020, 14:45 IST | PTI | Aurangabad

The incident came to light on Saturday when one of the students fell ill after going home from school and confided in her parents about the teacher

This picture has been used for representational purposes.
This picture has been used for representational purposes.

Aurangabad: A 30-year-old teacher was arrested for allegedly molesting students at a primary school in Maltekdi area of Maharashtra's Nanded city, police said on Tuesday.

The police on Monday arrested Swapnil Shrungare for allegedly showing pornographic video clips to 10-year-old girl students at a primary school and molesting them, an official
said.

The incident came to light on Saturday when one of the students fell ill after going home from school and confided in her parents about Shrungare, he said. The girl's parents found out that the accused had similarly harassed four other students by allegedly showing them pornographic videos, molesting them and threatening to throw them from the school terrace, he said.

On Monday, parents reached the school and beat up Shrungare, following which he was handed over to the police, he added. A case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act has been registered against the accused at Viman Tal police station, upper superintendent of police Dattaram Rathod
said.

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