Incident Reports

Principal Molests Girl Students


Bardiya/March 19

Two girl students of Shree Janasewa Higher Secondary School in Dhadabar4 have accused the principal of the school Purushottam Khanal, 50, of molesting them on March 12.


The victims have said that the principal, a permanent resident of Rajapur VDC, molested them after calling them inside his office room. They said that he also showed them porn movies in his laptop.


The incident became public after the girls- 9 and 11 year-olds, told their parents about it. Local youths had beaten up Khanal on March 17 after they learnt about the incident. Khanal has been absconding since that day.


District Education Officer Dinesh Kumar Shrestha said that Khanal had been removed from the post of chairperson of the SLC exam centre based in the school following the incident. He said that action would be taken against Khanal according to the Education Act after learning about the facts about the incident.