Assam: Teacher accused of harassing class 3 student; school authorities denies

Assam: Teacher accused of harassing class 3 student; school authorities denies


GUWAHATI | June 13, 2019:

A teacher in Assam has been accused of physical and mental harassment of a Class 3 student in a city-based school.

According to local media report, the parents of some students studying in the school had written a letter to the principal seeking action against the teacher and had also demanded probe into the incident.

It was mentioned in the letter that the incident took place on the last day of school's annual examination. The accused teacher had allegedly threatened the girl with dire consequences if she discloses the matter to anyone.

The parents of around 70 students from the school, undersigning a statement, urged the authorities to conduct an impartial inquiry so that the truth is revealed and justice is served.

However, the school authorities have denied the allegation and had termed it as an attempt to damage the reputation of the school.

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