Bengaluru: Police said that a 55-year-old Physical Education teacher at a government school was arrested for sexually harassing 15 girls in classes 8 and 9.
According to sources, the teacher was posted to the school nine months ago. A few parents said that the headmistress had previously ignored their complaints.
Parents of other girls had complained to them about the teacher’s behaviour. The headmistress received a complaint from the parents.
An internal inquiry, which was initiated by the headmistress, revealed that the allegations against the teacher were prima facie true. Following this, she approached the police.
The accused has allegedly been harassing the students by touching them inappropriately during physical education class for the past three months, informed the police.
The teacher was arrested and remanded in judicial custody.