The arrest of the Principal of Faculty Higher Secondary School, Jugal Chandra Bora for allegedly molesting a Gauhati University student in a bus has been said as a conspiracy against him by the school authority.
Addressing a press conference, the teachers and employees of the school said that this has been a sheer conspiracy against the Principal and condemned the incident. They said that Bora didn’t have any such record of harassing women in the workplace as well.
The teachers and employees also said that this has been a conspiracy to defame the school and the Principal.
According to reports, Bora has sexually harassed the girl on a bus while she was travelling to Gauhati University from Mangaldoi.
The girl alleged that Bora had touched her inappropriately who was sitting next to her.
However, the incident was recorded in mobile phone by a co-passenger, as per the report and helped the victim to file a case with the video footage as evidence at Jalukbari police outpost.
Based on the complaint, the police arrested Bora on Sunday night from his residence at Narengi area in the city.
Meanwhile, the Chief Judicial Magistrate court, Kamrup has ordered the accused to be in judicial custody for 14 days.
Bora, however, denied the allegation against him and said that he has been framed.