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Leading teacher arrested over sexual harassment allegations

Shahudha Mohamed
24 June 2019, MVT 14:30
A little girl poses for photographs to illustrate the topic of child abuse in Canberra, Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. (AAP Image/Lukas Coch)
Shahudha Mohamed
24 June 2019, MVT 14:30

Maldives Police Service, on Monday, apprehended a leading teacher under a court order over allegations of repeatedly sexually harassing his students.

According to Police, the 46-year-old male was arrested in a central island of Maldives over accusations of offensive sexual advances towards both male and female students on various occasions.

Police withheld the name of the island as minors were involved in the case.

However, Police stated that the information was disclosed to the Ministry of Education.

No further details were revealed about the case, which is currently under investigation.