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A teacher was arrested for sexually harassing several schoolgirls. This is the case of a government school in Bengaluru’s Hebbal area. The Bengaluru police claimed that the teacher of the school sexually abused at least 15 students in the last three months. He was arrested on Thursday.

According to police sources, a complaint was lodged against the 54-year-old teacher named Anjanappa by the parents of 8-9 victimized students. He was arrested on that basis.

The families of the minors alleged that the teacher Anjanappa kissed and sexually assaulted their minor girls several times when they found them alone in an empty room during the tiffin break of the school.

It is also alleged that the teacher used to touch the body of the female students on purpose during the physical education class. At first, the victimized schoolgirls could not tell anyone on their own out of fear and shyness.

But for several days, the family members noticed inconsistency in the behavior of one of them. After that, when he was interrogated, the child revealed all the incidents. Then when they approached the school authorities, Anjanappa’s ‘Keerthi’ came to the fore.

(11 November/AJ)