The state police department on Thursday arrested a government school for allegedly molesting five girl students.
Police officials arrested Manoj Phadte, after school’s internal committee received complaint from five students from 5th and 7th std of the school. The girls alleged that the teacher touched them inappropriately
According to South Goa Superintendent of Police Arvind Gawas, “Following a police complaint filed by the school’s internal complaints committee, an FIR was lodged against the accused and he was arrested on Thursday morning”. The accused has been booked under Indian Penal Code Section 354 (molestation) and provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offence (POCSO) Act.