Private tutor arrested after molesting minor student
Kolkata: A private tutor, who allegedly molested a girl student, was badly beaten up by the victim's family members and neighbours. He was later handed over to police.
The incident took place in Mandalpara area of Avantipur in Shyamnagar on Tuesday morning.
The family members of the victim alleged that the private tutor tried to rape the minor girl. The victim, a student of class V, used to go to his place at Mandalpara for nearly one year.
The family members of the girl told police that like other days, she went to her tutor's place at around 8 am on Tuesday. It was alleged that the tutor closed the door and attempted rape.
Locals heard the screams of the minor girl. They rushed to the spot and forced the tutor to open the door. After being informed, the family members of the girl also came.
Locals started interrogating the tutor as to why he had closed the door while giving private tuition to the girl. When he gave incoherent statements, the locals and the girl's family members started beating him up. The victim also narrated the whole incident of how he had abused her.
The incident triggered tension in the locality on Monday evening. The private tutor fell ill after receiving several blows from the people.
During interrogation by the locals, the tutor had admitted that he sexually molested the girl. The tutor was kept confined within his house for nearly one hour. Police reached and arrested the tutor. They are trying to know if he had committed similar crimes earlier. The family members of the victim have demanded stern actions against the private tutor.