22 January 2019
Malkangiri: In a blot on the noble act of education, headmaster Prabhat Lakra and an assistant teacher Ajay Kumar Das of a residential ashram school in Gangala area here were arrested today by Malkangiri police on charges of misbehaving with Class 7 girl students of the school.
Reportedly, the two teachers used misbehave with girls and use flirty language in an inebriated state. A girl had to quit her studies and leave the hostel after allegedly being harassed by them, complained some girls. The teachers used to take the girls to rooftop and sexually abused them.
After two girls lodged a written complaint with Malkangiri police with the help of villagers, the cops swung into action and arrested the erring teachers under SC/ST and POCSO Act. The district Collector has also suspended the teachers from their posts.