Wednesday, April 26, 2017
District and Sessions Judge V.Lakshmana Rao has summoned the District Educational Officer, A.Subba Reddy to submit details of cases booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offices Act, 2012.
The judged ordered the DEO to submit to the court th number of cases booked against teachers, action taken against them, cases pending trial, protection given to children and related details. It may be mentioned here that the Krishna district heads the list of POCSO cases with more than 50 teachers booked and suspended.
The DEO said that the suspended teachers would be dismissed from services if convicted. He said that the Education department will submit all details relating to the cases registered against teachers in the district and follow the directions of the court. ‘We are trying to find out the reasons for high incidence of sexual abuse of children in the district’, he said.