Poonch July 13: Police have arrested a teacher for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl student at a seasonal school in Sakhi Dhoke area of J&K's Poonch district two days ago, officials said today.
The teacher, a resident of Sib Loran area of the district, allegedly raped the minor on Sunday, July 11 after which her parents lodged a complaint against the teacher at Police Station Loran, SHO Loran, Ved Prakash told Greater Kashmir.
Chairperson of the local Child Welfare Committee had also lodged a complaint at the said police station.
Prakash said a case FIR no 20/2021 under section 376 IPC 4 of POCSO has been registered at Police Station Loran against the teacher, he said, has been taken into custody.
In the meantime, a medical examination of the girl has also been carried out, the report of which is awaited, the SHO added.