Kasargod: Tuition Teacher Arrested for Sexually Exploiting Six Girls
Daijiworld Media Network – Kasargod (VM)
Kasargod, Aug 20: A teacher was on Monday August 20 arrested for alleged sexual harassment of minor girls in a tuition centre at Kanhangad here.
The arrested, identified as Mohammed Askar (23) of Balla Kadappu, teaches in ‘Chapter’ tuition center, and is also an MBBS student of Pariyaram medical college.
A team headed by Hosadurga circle inspector KV Venugopal arrested the accused from the tuition center on Monday morning.
It is learnt that the accused sexually exploited six girls between 14 and 16 years of age at the tuition center. One of the girls is even said to be pregnant.
Sources said that Askar used to take up class on every Sunday. The incident came to light when one of the girls lodged a complaint with the police.
The police suspect that many more girls may have become his victims.
Askar has been remanded in judicial custody.