Uttarakhand school principal held for behaving indecently with 12-year-old student

The principal of a Uttarakhand government school was arrested for allegedly behaving indecently with a girl student and making advances to her.

PTI December 04, 2017 22:35:13 IST
Uttarakhand school principal held for behaving indecently with 12-year-old student

Gopeshwar: The principal of a Uttarakhand  government school was arrested for allegedly behaving indecently with a girl student and making advances to her.

The 12-year-old girl's father had lodged a complaint against the principal at Gairsain police station 10 days ago, Chamoli district police spokesperson Ajay Rawat said.

After the girl recorded her statement before the magistrate, the accused was arrested, he said.

She had accused the principal of behaving indecently with her and making advances to her, the spokesperson said, adding the accused has been booked under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

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