Visually impaired teacher nabbed for raping alike student

Police arrested a 47-year-old visually impaired teacher of a local school on charge of raping one of his girl students.

The victims is also identified as a visually impaired teen, currently studying in Grade XI.

Dandapani Dhakal was nabbed on the charge of raping a girl residing at the hostel of Janaprakash Higher Secondary School, Bhandaridhik.

He was in-charge of the hostel operated for visually impaired students of the school.

Dhakal reportedly raped the girl at the guest room of the hostel on September 4, police said.

After an FIR was filed against him, police arrested the teacher yesterday.

The victim told police that Dhakal would touch private organs of the girl frequently, also before the September 4 incident. He would psychologically harass her frequently assuring full scholarship and financial assistance, she added.

District Police Office, Kaski said police have already filed a rape case against Dhakal.

Source: THT