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School Teacher accused of voyeurism arrested after media outrage

TANGLA:  In an embrassing moment for Tangla police a school teacher who was accused of voyeurism charges on his nextdoor neighbour on July 13 and was not arrested despite the victim neighbour lodging an F.I.R was arrested owing to media outrage on Thursday and forwarded to judicial custody.Reportedly,Partha Pratim Debsarmah(28) a resident of Balipota village under Mangaldai PS in Darrang district and a teacher of Kunguri L.P school of Kokrajhar district was staying in a rented accomodation at Milanpur area under Tangla PS. Based on an F.I.R by his neighbour Nirmali Tati(23) who alleged that the teacher had installed a spy pen camera at her room,Tangla police picked the youth for interrogation and released him the next day after recording his statement. The victim girl and her father stated to mediapersons that the accused and his maternal uncle a reputed Homoepathic doctor based in Tangla offered a sum of five lakhs for wothdrawing the charges on his nephew,however the victim refused to accept any. Talking to Assam Times, Tangla OC,Durgakingkar Sarma said, " We have recovered a pen camera from the place earlier and arrested the youth who has been forwarded to judicial custody ."  The accused youth had previously denied the allegations and stated that he was staying in the town for a workshop on Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.). He was  booked vide Tangla PS case no.111/18 under sections 353 IPC and 66 IT Act.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is a journalist based in Tangla.In his stint of journalistic experience he has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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