Two scheduled caste girls were allegedly strriped in front of their class by their teacher after the duo poorly performed in a test.
The matter came to light after the parents of the girls lodged a complaint with a local police station against the teacher of JP International Public School on Wednesday.
However, the school administration has refuted of any such incidence in their school campus.
Superintendent of Police, Haridwar rural, Manikant Mishra told the media, “The incident occured on August 1.”
He added an FIR has been lodged against the teacher under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) section 509 — gesture or act to insult modesty of a woman.
Police said, parents of two girls studying in class six of JP International School have complained against a female teacher for forcefully stripping their daughters in front of their classmates in bid to shame the duo for poorly performing in english test.
The police added the parents learnt about the incident after the two girls returned home from school and narrated their ordeal.
Along with the parents of the two school girls villagers staged protest in front of the police station and school demanding stringent action against the teacher who allegedly stripped the two girls.
Principal of JP Inter College Amita Rathore denied the allegations and said, “The charges are baseless and people are trying to malign our image.”
However a police official part of the investigating team not authorised to speak to media said that the teacher alleged of stripping the school girls has been suspended off her duties by the school administration.