Child Sexual Abuse

Handwara: Minor boy attempts to end life after being sexually abused by school teacher for over a month

Handwara: A minor boy (name withheld) from Mawer area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday attempted to end his life by consuming poisonous substance at his home after being allegedly sexually harrassed by a private school teacher here.

Family of minor boysaid that he was sexually harrassed by a school teacher for over a month and yesterday he consumed some poisonous substances to ged rid off from the abuse.

He added soon after the incident, he was taken to nearby hospital but after his condition deteriorated he was shifted to Srinagar hospital for treatment where his condition is stated to be stable.

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