Schoolteacher arrested for sexually abusing 22 girls

Schoolteacher arrested for sexually abusing 22 girls

Pune: A 50-year-old teacher at a prominent English-medium school in the Aundh area in Pune was arrested on Tuesday for allegedlysexually abusing 22 girls of Class V over the past couple of months. The school authorities first learnt of the abuse on February 5 after a girl complained to another teacher about Pradeep Gothaskar’s behaviour. The school’s subsequent internal inquiry found that he had abused about 22 girls from the same class.

Teacher Pradeep Balwant Gothoskar (50) of Orchid School in Baner was arrested under Sections 8 and 9 (F) 10 of the Sexual Harassment Prevention Act . TOI/PTI

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