Kerala teacher arrested on charges of sexually abusing 16-yr-old boy

Kochi: Suresh, who is a neighbour of the 16-year-old victim, had allegedly sexually abused the boy since 2015.

By: PTI | Kochi | Updated: October 29, 2016 1:18 pm
kochi, sexual assault, kochi sexual abuse, kochi sexual assault, man assaults teenager, kochi man assaults teenager, sexual assault india, india news The Kochi teacher has been charged with IPC Section 377, (Unnatural offences) and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act). (Source: File Photo/Representational)

A 56-year-old teacher has been arrested and remanded in judicial custody for allegedly repeatedly sexually abusing a teenage boy, police said Saturday.

The accused Suresh, who was arrested Friday, used to take classes for students at a Sunday school attached to a Syrian Jacobite Church near Kothamangalam, about 50 kms from here.

Suresh, who is a neighbour of the 16-year-old victim, had allegedly sexually abused the boy since 2015 after threatening him. The victim also used to attend the Sunday school classes, they added.

The teacher has been charged with IPC Section 377, (Unnatural offences) and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act), they said.

He was produced before a magistrate court yesterday which remanded him in 14-day judicial custody. Three such incidents of sexual abuse have been narrated in the complaint lodged with the police, police said.

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    Vinu Koratty
    Oct 29, 2016 at 7:34 am
    Most Christian Fathers are pedophiles..
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    lal
    Oct 29, 2016 at 1:45 pm
    Unlike other states of India most christian and Muslim in Kerala have a Hindu first name.
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    rahul
    Oct 29, 2016 at 8:40 am
    s are trying how to link it ot Modi and RSS ;)
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    Vedic_Citizen
    Oct 29, 2016 at 10:04 am
    It is unusual for non-mullas to do such heinous crimes. What's going on in Jihadhis own Somalia!
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    ProdyotPran
    Oct 29, 2016 at 5:22 pm
    True. That is called imilation and Christians Muslims in that part of our country have remained Indianised to the core of their hearts. These Christians and Muslims will never be inclined to raise stani flags because they are first Indians and then only..........
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    ProdyotPran
    Oct 29, 2016 at 8:35 am
    Abominable
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