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TET teacher sexually harassed at Rakkhasmari

TET teacher sexually harassed at Rakkhasmari

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  28 Sep 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From a Correspondent

Tezpur, Sept 27: While the State Government is striving hard to establish a model State by way of executing various projects and bringing out several stringent laws to eradicate crime from the society, cases of crimes against women has seen a sharp increase in Assam, including Sonitpur district in the past few years. Sensation prevailed at Rakkhasmari under Dhekiajuli Police station in Sonitpur district on Monday following a heinous act of alleged sexual harassment of a TET teacher of Dhupguri Primary School under Dhekiajuli Education Block.

According to sources, a female TET teacher from Morigaon District had joined service at Dhupguri Primary School under Dhekiajuli Education Block on September 4 after getting appointment from the Education Department on September 3 and she was staying with her mother in a rented accommodation near the school at Bhoiraguri village. Like other days, while she was going to her school, on the way at Bhoiraguri village, a man med Rajen Kura (38) of Bhoiraguri village clutched her forcefully and used some abusive words and harassed sexually ad infinitum. Facing this awkward situation of sexual harassment, she screamed and on hearing the loud shouts, the local people rushed to the spot and somehow rescued the teacher from the clutches of the accused. The local people then severely beat up the man and handed him over to Rakkhasmari Police.

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