Teacher booked under POCSO Act for sexually assaulting girl in Kochi 


Initially, the girl revealed the incident to her friends. Following this, they informed the matter to the school counsellor and lodged a complaint with the police. 

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Kochi: Tripunithura police on Saturday registered a POCSO case against a teacher for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor girl in Kochi. The accused has been identified as Kiran, a native of Pattimattom.

Kiran has been booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. According to the complainant, the accused attacked her inside a vehicle while returning from attending an arts festival.

Initially, the girl revealed the incident to her friends. Following this, they informed the matter to the school counsellor and lodged a complaint with the police.

“Currently, the accused is absconding, and a search operation is underway,” said the police.

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