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Updated December 20th, 2023 at 16:13 IST

Madrasa Teacher Arrested for Sexual Assault on Minors in J&K

The minors, accompanied by their concerned parents, approached the local police station in North Kashmir's Dangiwacha area, and filed a plaint.

Reported by: Arawat Mehraj
Edited by: Shweta Singh
Udaipur News
Udaipur News | Image:PTI
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Jammu :  In a distressing turn of events, the Jammu and Kashmir police have made a swift arrest, apprehending a madrasa teacher from North Kashmir on charges of sexual assault on minors in J&K's Baramulla district.

The minors, accompanied by their concerned parents, approached the local police station in North Kashmir's Dangiwacha area, filing a complaint against the accused madrasa teacher. This teacher, entrusted with imparting Islamic teachings, now faces severe charges of sexual assault, plunging the community into shock.

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Prompt action by authorities led to the swift arrest of the accused teacher. This alarming incident highlights the urgent need for robust safeguarding measures, especially within educational institutions where minors seek religious education.

Speaking exclusively with Republic, the concerned police officer shed light on the case, stating, "Upon receiving the written application, we initiated a rigorous investigation and registered FIR no 93/2023 under the POCSO Act at Police Station Dangiwacha."

This distressing revelation underscores the critical importance of protecting vulnerable individuals, emphasizing the pressing need for stringent measures to ensure the safety of students within educational settings.

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Published December 20th, 2023 at 16:13 IST

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