A man has been apprehended for allegedly sexually harassing a minor in Kanchanpur.

The 53-year-old teacher of Mahakali Secondary School located in Bellauri-6, Bidyanagar has been taken into custody for molesting his student.

According to Spokesperson at Kanchanpur District Police Office, DSP Amar Bahadur Thapa, the accused has been arrested for alleged sexual harassment of the 14-year-old student in the school premises. The incident had apparently happened on February 17 at around 11 am.

The police have detained the accused for investigation into the case.

Further legal proceedings will take place after the girl's family files a First Information Report against the accused, police added.