Tuition teacher arrested for raping Plus II girl student in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A tuition teacher was arrested for allegedly raping a Plus II girl student in the capital city of Odisha on Sunday.

The police arrested the accused Sushant Kumar Panda (28) from Unit-2 area after the family members of the victim lodged a complaint with the Capital police here.

Sources said, the tuition teacher asked the girl, who attended the tuition with her friends on Friday, to stay after the class got over.

After the classes, all other students left for home while the accused made the girl stay back on some pretext, sources added.

He then allegedly tried to lure the girl into physical intimacy. When she objected, he locked the house and outraged her modesty.