Court extends police custody of Pune school Vice-Principal

Police sought further custody of Falcao, which was granted by the court.

hidden January 26, 2013 17:39:13 IST
Court extends police custody of Pune school Vice-Principal

Pune: The police custody of the Vice-Principal of National Institute of Open Schooling study centre at Don Bosco High School here, held for allegedly molesting a Class X girl and attempting to rape her, has been extended up to 29 January by a local court.

Court extends police custody of Pune school VicePrincipal

The Vice Principal was arrested on 21 January. Image courtesy ibnlive

Father Egidius Francis Falcao, arrested on 21 January night, was produced before Judicial Magistrate First Class Rohidas Wankhade after his police custody ended yesterday.

Police sought further custody of Falcao, which was granted by the court.

Sub-Inspector Reshma Mulani informed the court that examination of call data records of Falcao and the girl
revealed they were present in the school at Yerawada when the alleged incident took place on 2 January.

Some supporters of Falcao had claimed a day after his arrest that the 14-year-old victim was absent on 2 January as per school records and staff members had said she was an irregular student.

PTI

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