School teacher in judicial custody on rape charges

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KURMA RAO
BILLYGROUND
30 Aug 2018

In yet another shocking incident, teacher of a government school in Middle Andaman was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly raping a former student of the school. The accused, identified as Gourav Singh, resident of Naya Basti, Bambooflat, was produced before the Court of the Chief Judicial Magistrate at Mayabunder from where he was sent to the judicial custody, as per sources.
The victim, a former student of Govt. Sr. Secondary School, Swadesh Nagar, in her complaint alleged that she was sexually assaulted by the Post Graduate Teacher (PGT) currently posted at Swadesh Nagar School. Following the complaint, Police registered a case under section 376 of the Indian Penal Code. The accused was then arrested by the Police and produced before the Court on Thursday. Further investigation is underway, informed sources.