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Kerala: Former teacher arrested under POCSO for allegedly molesting school girls over 30 years

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  • Alleged abuse by Sasi Kumar, also a 3-time CPIM councillor, came to light when former students mentioned it in response to his retirement post on Facebook 

 

Kozhikode: A three-time CPIM councillor of Malappuram municipality in Kerala and former school teacher was arrested under the POCSO Act after complaints against him of molesting students for 30 years surfaced.

The matter first came to light when the teacher, Sasi Kumar, put a post on Facebook in March after his retirement. A former girl student spoke about the abuse in the comments section.

Subsequently, many others posted similar comments.

Members of an alumni association of the school claimed that he had sexually abused several girls from classes 5-7 as a teacher. They alleged that many students had complained to the school, but no action was taken.

An FIR was registered in the case on May 7.

Sasi Kumar went absconding for five days, but was caught from Wayanad in Kerala.

Following the allegations, he was suspended from the party.

 

 

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