Pune: A Pune government school teacher, implicated of molesting a minimum of 12 minor girls, has actually been sent out to cops custody for 3 days till Saturday, an authorities stated on Friday.

Vikram Shankar Potdar, 42, has actually been reserved under different areas of the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSCO) Act and the Indian Penal Code, stated examining officer Chitra Choudhary.

“Following a complaint and an internal probe, the accused was arrested on charges of molesting 12 girls for around six months at the Zilla Parishad Girls School No.2 in Lohegaon,” Choudhary informed IANS

The molestation occurrences, primarily throughout lunch break, continued for so long as Potdar supposedly threatened the victims, all in Class VI, aged around 12.

According to the cops, the girls grumbled that he utilized to “touch them inappropriately” and alerted them versus notifying anybody.

However, a couple of months back, among the victims collected guts and confided her predicament to the Education Officer of Haveli, Nilima M. Mehetre.

Taking severe note, a committee was formed to penetrate the matter which discovered credence to the charges versus Potdar and the cops grievance was signed up on Wednesday.

Source: IANS.