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Elite school teacher of Agartala imprisoned for molesting student

Agartala, July 5 (UNI) A special court has sentenced a teacher of an elite school in Agartala to rigorous imprisonment for five years for outraging the modesty of a Class IX student at his residence in August 2019.The court on Monday also slapped a fine of Rs 15,000 on the accused teacher Haripada Vim under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
The accused, an English teacher of Netaji Subhas Vidyaniketan, had been giving private tuition illegally beyond school hours. And, the victim was one of the students in his coaching class.
According to Special Public Prosecutor, Pradip Sutradhar, the victim had gone to Vim's house to attend class in the morning on the day of the incident.
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