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Kerala: 52-year-old teacher arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting students in Kannur

Kerala: More victims might come out as investigation officials were speaking to students studying at the Kannur school.

Edited By: Raju Kumar @rajudelhi123 Kannur Updated on: January 13, 2023 16:39 IST
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A 52-year-old teacher, Faizal, was arrested by Police for allegedly sexually assaulting students in Kannur, Kerala on Friday.

Police registered 5 cases on the basis of statements of 5 students of classes 6 and 7. 

Faizal was working as a teacher at a higher secondary school in Taliparamba, Kannur district.

The inquiry is underway and investigation officers are speaking to more students, said a police official.

Teacher turns into molester

In recent times such cases are frequently coming out in which a teacher targets his student. In November a minor girl was molested by a government school teacher in Rajasthan's Sikar. The accused called the girl to the school on the pretext of some work despite on a holiday and took the girl into a room and allegedly molested her. The incident triggered a huge protests in the district.

Before this, in Chennai, a 45-year-old government school teacher was arrested under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act in June for sexually harassing his girl students.  

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(With ANI input)

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