However, they are yet to arrest him.Sources said that the girl was staying in the hostel in the school.
Trichy: A 63-year-old correspondent of a private school was booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act for sexually assaulting a Class IX student in Trichy.While police had remained tight-lipped regarding the alleged crime for more than 10 days after filing the case, they revealed about the incident only on Friday.
The accused, Guna Jothimani doubled up as the warden of the hostel and committed the crime.The incident had in fact taken place in September last year, but the case was filed nearly 10 months after the incident.
Sources said that the case was brought to the notice of the police a couple of months ago but they had been delaying the filing of FIR.The FIR was finally registered on June 4, but was kept under wraps by the police for a long time.
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