Puri: In a shocking incident, a Class V girl student of a school in Nimapara area of Puri district was allegedly raped by the headmaster of the school.
The matter came to light after the local residents locked up the accused headmaster, identified as Nabaghana Sethy (50), in a classroom of the school on Thursday.
According to the villagers, the headmaster has been sexually assaulting the minor since a long period. He also molested the girl several times, whenever he found her alone in the classroom.
Unable to bear the mental trauma, the victim recently narrated her ordeal to her mother who then intimated the matter to the villagers.
The irate villagers rushed to the school and locked up Sethy in a classroom for several hours.
On receiving information, the local police rushed to the school and rescued the accused headmaster.