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After 23 Years, Woman Gets Justice Against Teacher Who Molested Her and Continued to Prey on Students

Representative Image: A woman holds a placard during a protest after the death of a rape victim, in Mumbai, on September 30, 2020. (REUTERS)

Representative Image: A woman holds a placard during a protest after the death of a rape victim, in Mumbai, on September 30, 2020. (REUTERS)

One of the victims, a woman who is now a well-settled lawyer in Hong Kong, had filed a complaint in 2019 against her private tutor, who, she alleged, had molested her at her Darjeeling home when she was 14. The accused, in his late 40s, was arrested earlier this month in Siliguri.

A 37-year-old woman has managed to put her "molester" behind bars 23 long years after the alleged abuse, having found out that the accused continues to sexually prey on children.

The woman, now a well-settled lawyer in Hong Kong, had filed a complaint in 2019 against her private tutor, who, she alleged, had molested her at her Darjeeling home when she was 14. The accused, in his late 40s, was arrested earlier this month in Siliguri.

"Long way to go, this is just a small victory. The culprit's bail application recently got rejected and I am thankful that the police have made a strong case against him," she told .

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