Guwahati: A 50-year-old home tutor was apprehended for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor girl student in Guwahati on Sunday.
As per the police, the tutor, identified as Maninul Haque is married and works in a private school Guwahati's Katahbari area.
Acting on victim's father complaint, the police nabbed Haque.
In father in his complaint at the Garchuk police station stated that his 10-year-old daughter, a class IV student, was sexually assaulted by Haque.
The matter came to light, when the girl apprised her about wrong doings of Haque when when she came back home from work.
Reportedly, the tutor allegedly committed the crime on Saturday afternoon, when no one was present at home.
The victim's mother immediately informed her husband and went to the house of the tutor, who confessed to her that he had committed the misconduct.
As per reports, it has also come to the fore that Haque apologized to the parents and requested them to not file a complaint at the police station.
However, the parent on Saturday lodged an FIR at Garchuk police station, based on which he was arrested on Sunday.
Haque, has been now slapped with charges such as section 376 (rape) of IPC and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
In a similar incident, a government school teacher was arrested for allegedly raping a woman in Assam's Dhemaji district earlier on August 12.
The arrested teacher was identified as Dharmeshwar Saikia, headmaster of a primary school in Bhebeli.
According to reports, the incident took place at Bhebeli Gaon Village in Sissibargaon.
Meanwhile, locals alleged that Saikia took advantage of the darkness and raped the woman near his house while the victim's sister-in-law witnessed the incident and called for help.
Reacting to the alarm locals in the vicinity gathered and thrashed the accused headmaster and handed him over to Sissibargaon police.
A case (146/2022) under sections 448 and 376 of the Indian Penal Code at Silapathar Police Station.