Head teacher remanded for allegedly sexually assaulting Year 7 student

Head teacher remanded for allegedly sexually assaulting Year 7 student

By Dhanjay Deo
Monday 13/06/2022
Photo: File

The 40-year-old head teacher who allegedly sexually assaulted a Year 7 student in a school in Kadavu has been remanded in custody by Chief Magistrate Waleen George.

The man’s lawyer, Dharmendra Kumar applied for bail however Magistrate George says there has been a breach of trust and refused to release him.

The matter will be called again next Monday.

The head teacher has been charged with six counts of sexual assault and three counts of indecent assault.

Police say the alleged incidents occurred between 2020 and this year.

The matter was reported to police following a community policing outreach drive.


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