A private tuition teacher was booked today for raping a 16-year-old girl student in Bani thesil of Kathua district, the police said.
Sanjay Kumar, a resident of Kantthal Bani had been violating a 10th standard girl student for the past four months, according to a complaint lodged by her father.
"The complainant revealed that her tuition teacher is exploiting her since January," said SHO Bani.
Police have registered a case of rape against the accused. However, the accused is yet to be arrested. "A hunt is on to nab the absconding teacher who has been booked for rape under relevant sections," the SHO said.