12-year-old student sexually harassed by teacher in Sonitpur, draws flak to Gunotsav-II

Amal Nath

Tezpur, October 11: In yet another incident of crime against women and children, a 10-year-old minor girl was allegedly sexually harassed by a teacher of Kamarsuburi LP School.

The teacher identified as Munindra Soot has been accused of sexually harassing a Class-IV female student inside her classroom twice, an FIR of which was filed by the victim’s family with the Bihaguri police.

As per the victim, the teacher touched her inappropriately and even forced her to watch obscene videos.

At a time when the state government has introduced Gunotsav, a quality enhancement initiative for bringing about improvement in learning level of students at Elementary level, the heinous incident has drawn criticism amongst the people.

“It is very demeaning to see such awful incidents happening inside the school premises. It seems the Gunotsav has failed to keep up its standard and also security of the students,” added a local.

In the meantime, based on the compliant, the Bihaguri police have arrested the accused teacher.