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Non-teaching staffer held for sexual assault on Kolkata girl

IANS  |  Kolkata 

A day after the arrest of a primary school in a case, a non-teaching staff member of a south school was arrested here on Saturday for allegedly sexually abusing a girl student, police said.

An FIR had been lodged on Thursday by the guardians of the Class nine victim.

"Malay Kumar Bera, a non-teaching staff member of a south Kolkata-based higher-secondary school has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a Class nine student. He has been produced in the court," an from said.

The school authority assured they would do everything possible to ensure the students' security.

"We have not been able to verify the alleged incident yet. However, we assure to take the necessary steps to ensure our students' security," teacher-in-charge of the Bengali medium school said.

This incident of in school surfaced around 24 hours after a of a primary school was arrested for committing a similar crime with a Class two student for the past few months. The incident saw massive protests by the guardians demanding removal of all the male teaching staff from the school.



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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 17:02 IST