Hyderabad: A government teacher working at the Mandal Parishad Primary School at Edulabad village in Ghatkesar was arrested for sexual abuse of girl children at the school.
Malkajgiri She team personnel conducted an awareness programme for children at MPPS, Edulabad about good touch and bad touch on Wednesday.
After completion of the program, a few girls approached the She team personnel and said that K. Ramana Murthy (26), a secondary-grade teacher had been abusive towards them. They said that he touches the girls inappropriately and when they protested, he used to beat them mercilessly, citing some reason.
Rachakonda police said, “The teacher took pictures of the girls while they were doing yoga. Though he was warned about it by his colleagues and superiors, he did not change his attitude and continued harassing the girls.”
A case has been registered against him under Sections 354 of the IPC, Sections 8 and 12 of the Pocso Act, Section 75 of JJ Act and Section 3 (1) (w) of the SC & ST Act and he was arrested, said police. Rachakonda police commissioner Mahesh Bhagwat said that women and girls can inform police through Dial 100 or by sending a message to 9490617111.