Meghalaya: Music teacher in police net for sexually assaulting minor

Meghalaya: Music teacher in police net for sexually assaulting minor

TURA | Sept 22, 2019:

A music teacher of a famous music academy in Tura, West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor from the same institution.

The teacher, identified as Sengprang Ch Marak, was arrested after a complaint was made to the Women's PS in Tura.

The incident took place on Sep 19 and case registered on Sep 21, after the victim narrated the details of her ordeal to her parents.

The accused had allegedly detained the minor on the excuse of giving her extra lessons when he committed the act.

"We have arrested him under POCSO for molestation after all legal formalities were observed," confirmed the superintendent of police, WGH, Dr MGR Kumar.

Dr Kumar added that more sections will be added once the medical report of the victim is available as sources said the accused may have done more than just molest the minor.

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