On Friday, the principal of St Xavier’s School, Rojharia Alfanso in Suburban Andheri was arrested with regards to sexual assault on a minor boy. At present interrogation is going on with the principal in order to find out if there are other children as well victimized by him. Earlier one of the other student’s parent has lodged a complaint against him but no action was taken against him then. The accused was presented before the court on Friday and later he was sent to jail and will be in custody till 15th of September.
According to the 6 year old boy who was sexually assaulted, he stated that he and the principal were at the bathroom in the school when the accused started touching him erroneously. The boy soon after reaching home, told his mom about the principal and his behavior. The boy’s mother immediately took the little one to the police station and a case was registered by the police under Section 8 (punishment for sexual assault) of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) 2012.
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