School teacher arrested for allegedly molesting student

Nagpur A Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) school teacher has been arrested for allegedly molesting a 15-year-old female student in school premises, the police said today.

Allegedly, Pradeep Gupta (51) touched her body inappropriately in an NMC school at the Dipti Signal area in a slum colony, in eastern part of the city.

The girl gathered some courage after an awareness programme in her school and narrated this incident to a lady teacher, who informed the head of the school.

Allegedly, Gupta had also abused some other girls whose parents approached the local corporator, who led them to lodge a police complaint yesterday.

Gupta, who was absconding since then, was arrested today afternoon from the Lakadganj area, police said.

Story First Published: March 20, 2013 20:43 IST

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