Priest, Prinicipal of convent school booked for showing pornography to 14-yr old student
Pune, Sept 16 (GCNews) Principal of a convent-run aided English medium school was booked for allegedly showing a pornographic video and then trying to molest a 14-year-old boy, Pune police told media. Incidentally, the principal a Catholic priest.
A woman counsellor, who was aware of the incident but asked the victim to remain silent, has also been booked, an official said.
Both the accused are at large and efforts were on to nab them, the Wanwadi police station official informed.
“The incident took place in March this year. The principal had sexually harassed the boy by showing him a porn video. The boy had complained about the incident to the lady school counsellor,” the official said.
The counsellor, however, asked the student to keep mum on the issue, possibly out of fear that she would lose her job if she spoke against the principal, the official said.
He said that a case had been registered against the school principal and counsellor under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.