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Tuition teacher held for sexually abusing minor girl

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

A 55-year old tuition was arrested today on the charge of sexually abusing a minor girl student at nearby Palode, police said.

was detained after the 8-year old student informed her parents about the abuse, who in turn lodged a complaint with the police.

He was running a tuition centre at his home.

Some other students have also made similar complaints against the teacher, police said.

A case has been registered against him under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO), they added.

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First Published: Tue, August 07 2018. 15:10 IST