LUCKNOW A 38-year-old laptop instructor was arrested for allegedly sexually exploiting 13 minor girl students in a authorities school in Uttar Pradesh’s Shahjahanpur district, police stated on Monday.
The accused, Mohammad Ali, the school’s head trainer and in-charge Anil Kumar and assistant trainer Sajia, who goes by one title, have been booked underneath Sections 354 (assault or prison power to lady with intent to outrage her modesty), 352 (punishment for assault or prison power in any other case than on grave provocation), 120B (prison conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code, and underneath provisions of the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and Safety of Youngsters from Sexual Offences Act, stated S Anand, superintendent of police, Shahjahanpur.
“Fundamental accused Mohammad Ali was arrested on Sunday and despatched to jail,” the SP stated. “Two different academics, Anil Kumar and Sajia, have been suspended for concealing the incident and never taking any motion regardless of being conscious of the incident.” All of the survivors are in age group of 12 to 14 years, stated police. Ali, who used to show students of Lessons 6 to eight, has been exploiting students for previous three to 4 days, stated a police officer.
The incident got here to mild when students advised their dad and mom about Ali’s actions on Might 12, stated police. The following day, native village chief Lalta Prasad lodged an FIR, alleging that Mohammad Ali was sexually exploiting women, and Sajia and Kumar knew about it however didn’t take any motion. HT has seen the FIR. The identical day, relations and villagers reached the school and thrashed the instructor, stated one of many native villagers. One of many survivor’s father stated, “The ladies who went via this horrible incident are reluctant to return to the school. They’re scared.”
One other survivor’s father stated, “The incident has shattered the arrogance of our women.”