Guwahati: A school principal in Assam‘s Biswanath has been accused of attempting to rape a minor girl.
The accused, Nityananda Sharma, is the principal of Sakomotha Tea Estate Model High School in Assam’s Biswanath, where the victim girl is a student of class 9.
As per reports, the minor girl alleged Sharma had called her to the school on the pretext of showing her exam answer sheet.
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When she went alone, the principal allegedly tried to abuse her sexually. However, she managed to flee from the scene.
The girl’s parents have filed a complaint at the Biswanath Chariali police station.
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They have also alleged that the Gaon Burha and Panchayat President have tried to downplay the incident.
Meanwhile, the police have started a manhunt to nab the accused, who is currently absconding.
The Assam Police is currently investigating the case.