Published: 09th October 2018
Six-year-old Kolkata student allegedly molested by teacher, parents protest
Parents stage protests after news of a student being molested by a teacher from the school
A six-year-old girl student was allegedly molested by a male teacher at a school in south Kolkata which triggered protests by angry parents in front of the institution, police said.
Ananya Chakrabarty, Chairperson of the West Bengal Child Rights Commission, said that the student had been molested by the male teacher.
The accused teacher was taken to a police station and investigation was on, police said.
The police had a tough time to control the protestors who tried to enter the school.
Brickbats were hurled at the police personnel in which some of them were injured, the sources said. The police had to weild batons to disperse the demonstrators.
Deputy Commissioner of Police(South East division) Kalyan Mukherjee said, "The teacher was taken to the police station. Investigation is on".
The school authorities were not available for immediate comments.