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Two teachers held for sexual harassment in AP

Visakhapatnam, Aug 14 (UNI) Anandapuram police arrested two government school teachers
on charges of sexually abusing two girl students, here on Wednesday.
The arrested teachers were identified as B Venkateswara Rao and S Sundara Rao, who are working at Government Primary School at Peddipalem under Anandapuram Mandal in Vizag city.
The both teachers were booked under provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 and also under SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Acts, according to Assistant Commissioner of Police (North Zone) M Trinath.
The duo sexually harassed two girl students of the school and they also molested the girls.
As per reports, the girls narrated their harassment of the two teachers to another teacher of the school, the police said.
Based on the statement, from the two girls and complaints from another teacher, the two teachers were arrested.
The two teachers sexually harassed some more girls and they threatened the students and also women teachers with dire consequences, the police added.
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