17 October 2019
Mayurbhanj: Assistant teacher of an Upper Primary School in Badabramhanmara of Mayurbhanj district has been detained by villagers for allegedly misbehaving with a girl student.
Reportedly, a Class VI girl of the school had gone to the staff room yesterday to fetch a plate for the mid-day meal when the teacher identified as Prashant Bhujbal attempted to outrage her modesty.
The girl first reported the matter to her hostel matron and later to the Sarpanch. As the matter came to light, villagers took the matter into their hand and locked Bhujbal inside the school and also damaged his vehicle.
On getting information Baripada Police reached at the spot but were unable to rescue Bhujbal. Later, Baripada Sadar SDPO and Mayurbhanj Addl.S.P reached with additional force.
Till last reports came in, tension is prevailing in the area and police is attempting to pacify the mob. A probe into the matter has also been initiated.