Seminary teacher arrested for assaulting minor student

Seminary teacher arrested for assaulting minor student
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Srinagar, May 31: Police on Thursday arrested a teacher for allegedly assaulting a minor student at a religious seminary in north Kashmir’s  Baramulla district.

In a video clip widely circulated on social media, an 8-year-old boy can be seen hung upside down and physically assaulted by a religious teacher of a local seminary, a police spokesman said.

The police have registered a case under relevant sections of RPC and the Juvenile Justice Act, 2013.

The accused teacher identified as Molvi Mushtaq Ahmed Dar, a resident of Batpora Tangmarg, has been arrested, the spokesman said.