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J&K: Religious teacher arrested for assaulting minor student

PTI
Published : May 31, 2018, 1:41 pm IST
Updated : May 31, 2018, 1:41 pm IST

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 'maulvi'.

The accused teacher identified as Molvi Mushtaq Ahmed Dar, a resident of Batpora Tangmarg, has been arrested. (Photo: Representational)
 The accused teacher identified as Molvi Mushtaq Ahmed Dar, a resident of Batpora Tangmarg, has been arrested. (Photo: Representational)

Srinagar: A teacher has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a minor student at a religious seminary in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, the police said on Thursday.

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 'maulvi' (religious teacher) of a local Dargah (seminary), a police spokesman said here.

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. He said further investigation into the matter was on.

Tags: minor student assaulted, social media, video circulated, juvenile justice act 2013, assault by maulvi
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar