Kerala Teacher Arrested for Flashing Minor Student In Bus

The male teacher was arrested after case was filed under the POCSO Act when the minor girl complained that he flashed at her while travelling in a bus.

Tanya Savkoor
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teacher arrested for flashing minor girl in bus

The teacher, Shanavas | Photo: Manorama News

A school teacher from Kerala was arrested following a minor girl's complaint that he flashed her during a bus journey on November 15. The accused identified as 44-year-old Shanavas from Keeniloor in Kozhikode district, is an Arabic teacher at Poovambayi AM Higher Secondary School.


The incident took place on Wednesday evening on the Wayanad to Kozhikode route. When the girl raised an alarm, passengers asked the driver to take the bus to Thamarassery police station.

Following this, police recorded the girl's statement and Shanavas was arrested under provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. "He is scheduled to be produced before the court later on Thursday," the Thamarassery police officials said.

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