Nagaland: Teacher found guilty of sexually harassing student sentenced to prison
The teacher, identified as Founder Chung, was found guilty of sexually harassing a student. The incident took place on November 12, 2014.
During the trial, the prosecution presented five witnesses and the trial judge after hearing both the prosecution and the defence councils found the accused guilty under section 354 A(I)(i) R/W 511 IPC and section 340 R/W 511 IPC.
“This trust of the parents shatters when their daughters are sexually harassed by a teacher of the school and that too in the toilet of the staff room,” the judgement further read.
It further added that such actions are to be condemned and the perpetrators should be punished rigorously and no leniency should be shown to the accused.