A teacher was sentenced to 8 years in jail along with a fine Rs 20,000 for raping a minor girl by a local court here today.
The teacher Manoj Kumar had allegedly rape a class VIII student of the Government School Kiyarabagh in Badsar in Hamirpur district on March 24, 2012.
The minor girl had stopped going to school as the accused teacher used to sexually harass her even after raping her. When her parents asked about the reason for her to drop school, the victim narrated the whole incident to here parents after which they filed a complaint with local police on June 2.
A local court found Manoj guilty of sexually exploiting the girl and sentenced him to 8 years in prison along with a fine of Rs 20,000.