A top school teacher in Chennai, who was accused of sexual misconduct by several students and a case under Poxo sections, has been arrested. The arrest came after several school students reported their personal experiences of sexual misconduct and inappropriate behavior by the teacher during online and online classes on social media.
A case has been registered against the teacher under section 12 of the Poxo Act and sections 67, 67 (a), 354 (a) and 509 of the IT Act. The teacher in Chennai’s famous Commerce subject has been sent to judicial custody. The police will today file a petition for custody and interrogation. His laptop and mobile phone have also been recovered during the search of the house.
Let me tell you that not only the existing teacher but also the former students have also made allegations. Students say that the teacher also taught children in online class by wearing towels. Not only this, the teacher is also accused of sending lewd text messages to the girl students. According to media reports, now students have also started an online campaign against the teacher. Many students expressed their views through social media and said that the school management did not take any action against the teacher despite the complaint.
Alumni of the school have also issued a statement addressing the dean. According to this, teachers have been teaching accountancy and business in the school for the past 20 years. During this time he tried to sexually abuse students several times and made lewd lewd comments. Alumni say that the teacher exploited the girls and touched them unfairly. The statement also claimed that the teacher had also threatened the children that if someone complains, they will get less marks in the examination.