Chennai: The principal of Kodaikanal Public School has been arrested for being an accomplice to school correspondent ML Brite who is accused of sexually harassing a class 9 girl student, police said on Friday. Brite, 73, surrendered at Sri Villiputhur court near Madurai on Friday afternoon after being on the run for nearly a month,
"Sheeba Paul, 36, was arrested Thursday afternoon at Kodaikanal (520 km from here) and was remanded to custody. She has been lodged in Nilakottai sub-jail," a police official told IANS over phone.
The school authorities, including Paul, has been maintaining that the complaint was false and the girl was instigated by her guardian to make it.