KISHANGANJ: Police on Thursday arrested a school headmaster after a mob severely assaulted him for making a bid to outrage the modesty of a school maid engaged for cooking midday meal for the school children.
The incident took place at Jave village under the Bhawanipore police station area in Purnia district on Thursday afternoon. The maid was allegedly summoned by headmaster Raj Kumar Harijan to a room in the school where he allegedly tried to outrage her modesty. As she raised an alarm, villagers gathered and caught the headmaster red-handed, a police officer said and added the mob was so furious that the headmaster would have been lynched had police not reached in time.
Incidentally, the school was closed for summer vacation. The headmaster allegedly summoned the maid by making a call on her cellphone.