Tamil Nadu: Teacher held for sexually harassing class third students

, 11:48 PM IST

New Delhi:A 28-year-old teacher of a government elementary school in the district has been arrested for alleged sexual harassment of six class III girl students in Namakkal, Tamil Nadu.

Duraimurugan working in the Panchayat school in Tiruchengode taluk was arrested on Monday after a complaint by parents of the students, police said.

A case under the Protection of Child from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) had been registered against the teacher, they added.