Baripada: Tension prevailed at Bramhanamara upper primary school under Baripada Town police limits in Mayurbhanj district today after a teacher of the school allegedly assaulted a Class VI girl student sexually.
The accused teacher has been identified as Prashant Bhujabal.
According to sources, Bhujabal found the minor girl alone at around 10 AM and assaulted her sexually. The matter came to light after the girl narrated her ordeal before their family members
Following this, angry locals detained the schoolteacher and locked him up in a classroom today. They also ransacked his car parked near the school. Later, the police reached the spot and brought the situation under control.
Reportedly, policemen have been deployed at the school to avoid any untoward incident. Police is yet to take action against the accused.