PET teacher held for raping a class X student

Kendrapara, Nov 20 (UNI) The police today arrested Physical Education (PE) teacher of Kunja Behari Uchha Bidyabhavan for raping a class X student.

The Tantiapala police in a joint raid with its Rajnagar counterparts on Tuesday arrested the accused Physical Education (PE) teacher for his involvement in raping a 10th class girl student on last October 26 last.

Mahakalapada police station IIC –cum-in charge of Tantiapala marine police station Manoranjan Choudhury said the accused teacher has been identified as Bidyapati Jena.

The teacher has been admitted at District Head Quarter hospital for treatment as he fell sick. The arrested PET teacher will be forwarded to court after discharge from hospital.

The father of the victim minor girl had lodged an FIR at Tantiapala Marine police station on November 8 last alleging that his 15 year old daughter was allegedly raped by the teacher while she was returning with him after participating in Suravi programme.

He further said the teacher threatened his daughter to throw acid if she will disclose the matter to anybody. 

Headmaster, Kailash Chandra Rout of the school, the father of the victim alleged tried to suppress the matter and even offered him Rs.1 lakh.

The District Education officer has meanwhile suspended the teacher on the basis of an inquiry report by the Block Education Officer of Mahakalapada block .

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