Schoolteacher sexually assaults fifth grade student

During interrogation accused confessed to have committed offence


Our Correspondent May 18, 2018
PHOTO: AFP

TOBA TEK SINGH: A schoolteacher allegedly sexually assaulted a fifth grade student in Rajana Town on Thursday.

A police official told Express News that a government schoolteacher Javed Iqbal Anwar was allegedly involved in raping the students of his school. “The accused would commit adultery and silence the victims by hurling life threats.”

On the day of the incident, Iqbal was allegedly sexually assaulting a fifth grade student,  when the victim raised hue and cry. He said after hearing boy’s screams, the school staff and area people reached the spot and handed over the accused to the police.

During interrogation, the accused confessed to have committed the crime. The police have registered a case and started investigation.

Meanwhile, the parents of the victim lodged a protest against the inhumane act and informed the authorities regarding the incident. They demanded of the government to take legal action against the teacher.

While taking notice of the matter, the officials concerned suspended the accused and initiated an inquiry against him.

Earlier, a young boy was subjected to sexual assault by police personnel at a private torture cell of Sher Kot near Lahore, Express News reported. According to the FIR, the accused ASI Muhammad Imran was the culprit behind the assault and filmed the crime. He also threatened the boy that he would kill him in a fake encounter.

The assault took place at Ghousia Colony when police personnel lured the victim to the police station on a false pretext. He was then assaulted by personnel Shafaqat while officer Imran filmed the whole incident.

The personnel then locked up the boy in the police station on the fake charges of stealing motorcycles. He was threatened of dire consequences if he told anyone about what had happened to him. Eventually, the boy’s relatives arrived at the police station after which he was released.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 18th, 2018.

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