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 20:48 IST