Malkangiri: A teacher was tied to the school gate and thrashed by villagers for alleged sexual assault of a Class VI girl in Malkangiri.
On August 23, the teacher identified as Ashwin Dehury had allegedly called the minor girl to his house on pretext of checking notes and assaulted her sexually.
Later on August 25, Dehury again attempted to outrage the modesty of the girl inside pump house of the school.
The villagers took the matter into their hands after the girl reported the matter to her family members.
District Welfare Officer (DWO) Pratipta Kumar Panda said he has sent a two-member team to probe the incident. After receiving the reports, he will apprise the Collector and take action accordingly.