Dehra Dun: A school teacher has been arrested for allegedly raping a Class 8 student at Gairar in Bageshwar district, filming the act and later circulating the MMS, police said today.
Rajendra Thapa (46) was arrested after the girl’s family yesterday lodged a complaint with the police that he raped the 17-year-old student, who is now in Class 10, and also made MMS of the heinous act, the authorities said.
According to the report, Thapa, a native of Kathait village in the district, allegedly raped the minor when she was in Class 8 at Gairar Junior High School and later circulated the MMS.
The family of the victim came to know about the rape, when they were informed about circulation of the MMS that involved the girl, police said, adding that Thapa has been booked under various sections of IPC.(PTI)