Class XI girl pregnant; hostel superintendent suspended

Malkangiri: In yet anaother instance of shameful act of sexual harrasement in a school, a class XI student was found pregnant at Pedakunda school in Malkangiri district.

The hostel superintendent of the hostel where the girl stayed was suspended for deriliction of duty following an order issued by the district collector after the girl’s family members lodged a complaint in this regard.

Disciplinary action has also been initiated aginst the headmaster of the school run by the SC/ST department.

Notably, a Class VIII girl of Kandulbeda Welfare School under Boipariguda block attained motherhood delivering a baby at the hospital. Headmaster of the school was suspended and warden of the hostel issued a show-cause notice. The district administration had ordered an inquiry into the matter.