Faizuddin Laskar, a teacher of Model High School in Assam's Hailakandi district, took obscene pictures of himself with a minor student inside the classroom and posted them online. In the pictures, the teacher can be seen posing with the girl with a blackboard in the background. The pictures that have gone viral have raised serious concerns over the role of school authorities.
Local news channel DY-365 described him as a "serial offender". According to the channel, this is not the first controversy reported against Lashkar earlier also teacher had punished by an angry mob for molesting a woman in Katlicherra.
Despite the evidence, local police only interrogated the teacher but took no action against him. The police decision has created havoc in the Katlicherra area with the locals accusing the senior police officers of not taking appropriate action against such serious offender.
As pictures went viral on internet, they also created chaos on social media platforms. Reacting to the news, the Universal Team For Social Action and Help ( UTSAH) - an NGO working for child rights - has lodged a complaint with the Assam State Commission for the Protection of Child Rights (ASCPCR).
According to the reports published in the International Business Times, the NGO has asked for stringent action against the school teacher under sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012 (POCSO).