Meerut: Students at a government primary school in Bijnor was pleasantly surprised and perplexed over sudden dismissal of classes as the young principal wants to spend some quality time with lady love in school.
The lovebirds had locked themselves in and declared the school shut as early as 10 in the morning.
According to a report published in Times of India, Parents were surprised at the sudden ‘holiday’ as the children reached home three hours earlier than usual. Therefore, they arrived at the school only to find the principal and the woman, who is reportedly the headmistress of another school in the area in a compromising position.
Infuriated over the incident, the parents took the matter to the police, who arrived and took the principal and headmistress off to Chandpur police station.
An FIR under Section 294 of IPC was registered, pertaining to obscene act carried out in public place, which is punishable with imprisonment for up to three months or a fine or both. The couple was later released on bail late Tuesday night.
Circle Officer RR Katheria under whose jurisdiction the school falls said, “Villagers found them both on a mattress.”
Sub-Divisional Magistrate the Basic Shiksha Adhikari (BSA) Rajesh Srivastava said, “The two have committed a grave offence.” The principal and headmistress were suspended on Wednesday.
The principal said, “The charges are baseless. There is no denying the fact that the woman had come to the school. Everything else is fabricated.” The headmistress said she arrived at the school to meet a fellow teacher.