Palakkad: The police have registered a case against a school teacher at Cherppulassery here for molesting a six-year-old girl.
The case was registered as directed by the District Child Welfare Committee (CWC).
It is alleged that V.P. Sasikumar, 37, molested the class 2 student during interval on March 8.
The incident came to light after the parents of the girl sensed an uneasiness in her behavior.
The girl then revealed the incident to the parents who in turn approached the school authorities.
The Parents Teachers Association informed the CWC about the incident.
The headmistress said the accused teacher has not been attending school since Friday.