OKARA: A schoolteacher was arrested for sexually harassing minor girl students of the Government Primary Girls School, 20/4L.

As per an FIR registered by the uncle of a minor girl, some girl students did not come back after school, so he along with other people rushed to the school and found the main gate bolted.

The complainant along with the witnesses scaled the boundary wall and found the five minor students undressed and the suspect was doing unnatural acts with them. Seeing the people, the suspect fled.

The Cantonment police registered a case under section 377-B of the Pakistan Penal Code. Later, the police arrested the suspect.

The district education officer-elementary, Muhammad Tariq Anjam, suspended the teacher from his job.

Published in Dawn, March 26th, 2022

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