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Minor girl sexually assaulted by a college principal in Shivamaogga district, Karnataka

The arrest of the college principal in Shivamogga district, Karnataka, for sexually assaulting a minor girl has sent shockwaves through the community. The incident came to light after the victim’s family filed a complaint with the Kote police station. The accused principal, who is also a priest, was respected for his teaching abilities, which made him influential among the students.

Unfortunately, he allegedly exploited this trust to sexually assault the 17-year-old victim. The authorities took swift action and booked him under the POCSO Act and the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act to ensure justice for the victim and hold the perpetrator accountable.

This incident highlights the urgent need to create safe and secure environments for students in educational institutions. The case also serves as a reminder of the importance of protecting minors and enforcing strict measures to prevent such heinous crimes from occurring in the future. The police investigation is ongoing, and the community hopes for a fair trial and appropriate punishment for the accused.