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Headmaster arrested for attempting to molest Class X girl

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Brahmapur,Sep 27:

The headmaster of a school in Ganjam district was arrested on Friday for allegedly attempting to molest a Class X girl.

Kameswara Mohanty, the headmaster of Basudev Government High School in Dhaugaon, has also been suspended by the district authorities after several villagers complained against him, sources said.

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“We have arrested the headmaster and booked him under section 354 of the IPC. At least 12 villagers have lodged FIR against him,” Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Aska Sarah Sharma said.

The headmaster was put under suspension after a number of parents complained against him, district education officer (DEO) Santosh Kumar Patra said.

A number of villagers on Thursday staged a demonstration demanding action against the headmaster. They blocked road, gheraoed the school and detained Mohanty for hours.

The 57-year-old headmaster allegedly tried to molest a Class X girl student on the campus on Thursday and was caught by some parents. (PTI)

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