A Karnataka school teacher has been arrested by the police for allegedly sexually abusing a minor student, a 15-year-old girl.
The teacher Anwar Hussain Hajarat Ali Nadaf (39) from Belagavi District of Karnataka has been charged under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, for allegedly sexually abusing a Class 10 girl student for the past six months.
Even his wife, Ruksana was aware of the abuse and she has reportedly supported her husband’s deeds, and has also been arrested.
The girl had been staying with the couple at their home for the past six months, after her family sent her there so that she could get better education. According to a report in Deccan Chronicle, the teacher and his wife were acquaintances of the girl’s family, who had paid Rs 50,000 to Anwar, before sending the girl to stay with them. Anwar then enrolled the girl in the school where he teaches.
The incident came to light when the girl, who had gone home for a short vacation, refused to refused to stay with Anwar and his wife. When questioned, she told the principal that she had been sexually abused at Anwar’s house.