Thrissur: A teacher from Elanad, identified as Gopakumar, has been sentenced to 15 years of imprisonment along with a fine in a POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) case. The verdict was delivered by the Thrissur Fast Track Special Court.
The court has imposed 15 years of imprisonment under three sections related to the case. Additionally, Gopakumar is required to pay a fine of Rs 30,000.
The incident unfolded on January 23, 2020, when Gopakumar summoned a class 7 student to discuss the absence of her parents at a Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) meeting. Then the accused sexually assaulted the child within the NCC room.