In a bizarre incident, a girl child from class IX was allegedly attacked by her teacher.
Police said that the incident is of Andhra Pradesh’s Kurnool district.
Police said that the teacher went to her home and allegedly tried to slit her throat.
The attack took place allegedly with a blade, said police.
Police confirmed that the attack was due to the girl rejecting the advances of the teacher.
The accused has been identified as Shankar, who teaches Hindi at Rockwell High School in Bangarupeta area of Kurnool district.
He then slashed his own throat as well.
Following the incident, the girl was taken to a hospital.
The student had reportedly told her mother about the teacher’s unwelcome advances and the mother reportedly had warned Shankar.
The girl was alone at home when the incident occured.
The teacher was beaten up by locals who gathered outside the girl’s house after the girl screamed for help and handed him over to the police.>