Mrunal Manmay Dash

The Headmaster of Ashram School in Boring village under Mayurbhanj’s Thakurmunda Police limits was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly harassing sexually a cook-cum-attendant at the school.

As per reports, the Headmaster used to call the lady cook to the hostel in the absence of other teachers to assault her sexually. When she resisted his advances, he had allegedly threatened her to fire from the job.

“A case has been registered in the Thakurmunda Police station in this connection after the lady registered a complaint against the Headmaster-In-Charge of the school, Bishnu Mohan Pati for sexually assaulting her,” said Sudarshan Gangai, SDPO Karanjia.

“We have forwarded the accused to the Court after his medical examination,” he added.

Meanwhile, the Cook Association of Mayurbhanj terming it very grave had demonstrated before the District Social Welfare Office demanding the dismissal of the Headmaster. They also demanded ensuring safety and security for the cooks and attendants in schools.