Rayagada: A clerk in Rayagada District Education Officer’s office has been arrested by Town Police for allegedly sexually harassing a lady teacher of a high school in Gudari area of the district.
The accused has been identified as Satyanarayan Bisoyi.
According to sources, the concerned lady teacher was earlier suspended this year after one of the student’s admit card did not arrive on time during Matric exams.
While initially, the accused had demanded a bribe of Rs 10,000 from the teacher to revoke her suspension. Later, he had also allegedly forced her to have physical relation with him.
In this regard, the victim requested the district Collector to help her out. She also filed a complaint against Bisoyi at Rayagada Town Police Station. Based on her complaint, the police took the accused into custody.
On the other hand, Bisoyi refuted the allegations levelled against him saying that it is a conspiracy to malign his character.