Kamal Haasan asks govt to probe sexual harassment allegations against school – Times of India


CHENNAI: Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan has said that the Tamil Nadu government must conduct a detailed investigation into the sexual harassment allegations levelled against a Chennai school.

The Makkal Needhi Maiam president said that parents must supervise children when they are taking online classes and must listen to them when they raise issues.


In a statement issued here on Wednesday Haasan said that the complaint that the school did not address the issue even after it was flagged earlier, reduces people’s faith in the system.


You have successfully cast your vote


He said,”Following this, allegations in a few other schools have also come to light and the government must form an investigation team and conduct a detailed investigation on a war footing.”

Haasan said that there is an attempt to turn this into a caste issue and added that this was for short term political gains. “If we don’t focus on the crime and the perpetrator of the crime there is a possibility that it would become advantageous to those who commit the crime. No matter which caste he belongs to, the perpetrator must be punished and as an informed society we must ensure that justice is done.”

It may be noted that a teacher of a well known CBSE school of Chennai was arrested Tuesday following a complaint after allegations of sexual harassment of girl students surfaced against him on social media.


A police statement said that the commerce- ccountancy teacher had sexually harassed girls by sending lewd messages.

The police statement also said that a girl student of the same school was sexually harassed a few years ago by the same teacher and parents had complained to school authorities against the teacher for sending obscene messages.


The teacher is already arrested and remanded to judicial custody and is lodged in the Puzhal central prison under the Protection of Children From Sexual offences (POCSO) act.


Stay connected with us on social media platform for instant update click here to join our  Twitter, & Facebook

We are now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@TechiUpdate) and stay updated with the latest Technology headlines.


For all the latest Education News Click Here 

 For the latest news and updates, follow us on Google News


Read original article here

Denial of responsibility! TechiLive.in is an automatic aggregator around the global media. All the content are available free on Internet. We have just arranged it in one platform for educational purpose only. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials on our website, please contact us by email – [email protected]. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Leave a comment