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School principal held for 'advances' to student in U'khand

Press Trust of India  |  Gopeshwar 

The principal of a school was arrested today for allegedly behaving indecently with a girl student and making advances to her.

The 12-year-old girl's father had lodged a complaint against the principal at Gairsain police station 10 days back, Chamoli district police spokesperson Rawat said.

After the girl recorded her statement before the magistrate, the accused was arrested, he said.

She had accused the principal of behaving indecently with her and making advances to her, the spokesperson said, adding the accused has been booked under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

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First Published: Mon, December 04 2017. 22:15 IST