Meritorious school principle booked for sexually harassing two students. An absconding principal of a meritorious school has been booked on charges of molesting two students a day after an inquiry commission report indicted him, police said on Saturday. Police booked principal of Ghabdan Meritorious School, retired Wing Commander C Deepak Dogra, on charges of molestation on Saturday after an inquiry committee found merit in a complaint that he had behaved inappropriately with two female students of Class 12.Devinder Singh, Station Head Officer of Sangrur Sadar police station, said police had raided the school soon after an FIR was filed, but Dogra had already left the school by then. Dogra has been booked under for sexual harassment under Section 354-A of the Indian Penal Code, as well as sections of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act. Sangrur Deputy Commissioner (DC) APS Virk and Sub-Divisional Magistrate Avikesh Gupta held meetings with school’s staff on Saturday.
Two female students had accused Dogra of having called them to his residence on the school campus, ushering them into his bedroom, and touching them inappropriately, even trying to forcibly kiss one student, on November 1. Last week, Sangrur district commissioner Virk formed a special committee to inquire into the allegations. The committee submitted its report on Friday. Source: The Tribune
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