Surunga (Jhapa), Dec 2,2014: A teacher at the Newton Academy Birtamod has been accused of an attempted rape on a girl student today.
The Area Police Office filed a case against Supriyo Das, 32, for repeated attempts at sexual harassment of the girl student of class 10, who has been living in the hostel at the school.
The police took the action in response to a complaint that the teacher had made repeated attempts at sexual harassment, said DSP Sanjay Bahadur Raut.
Das from Siliguri of India has been teaching at the school for the past two years. He was arrested on 24 November.