A class nine student was allegedly raped by a physical education instructor at his sister’s home, reports the Deccan Chronicle.The teacher, identified as Lakshmikantha, had lured the student to his sister’s house outside the school’s premises which comes under Jalahalli police station limits. The 35-year-old had repeatedly sexually assaulted the girl between June and November last year. The girl shared the ordeal with her friends who then alerted the school management.<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The management then conducted a detailed enquiry and found that the teacher was guilty. They filed a complaint with the Jalahalli police on Tuesday night. Police has filed the case under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) and the victim has undergone a medical examination. Lakshmikantha has however quit work and gone into hiding.“The place of crime, where he allegedly sexually assaulted the girl, is outside the school premises, which is the accused sister’s house. The victim said that she was assaulted about three to four times between June and November,” said Mr TR Suresh, DCP (North Division). “But the school authorities found out only in January-end when the girl’s classmates informed a teacher, after which an inquiry was initiated by the school management,” Mr Suresh said.Jalahalli police recorded statements of victim and her parents and is on a hunt for the teacher. They have booked him under under Section 376 of IPC (for rape) and Section 6 of the POCSO Act (aggravated penetrative sexual assault).


Bengaluru: Class nine student raped by PT teacher