The accused, Rajesh Shukla allegedly molested the 10-year-old student of Swamy Harihar School in UP's Mahmoodpur village on Tuesday, Nov 3.
Informing that Shukla is absconding, police inspector FA Pundir said, "We are carrying out raids to nab Shukla. We have detained the managerial staff of the school to know the whereabouts of the teacher."
In the police complaint, the girl's father Ram Singh Chauhan alleges that Shukla called the girl to a vacant classroom saying that he wanted to discuss the syllabus and molested her.
Speaking to reporters on the incident, school manager Harihar Baba said, "Strict action would be taken against the teacher. Other teachers in the school have recommended termination of Shukla's services."
On Wednesday, Nov 4 agitating parents broke into the school manager's office and even assaulted some staff members. They held demonstrations demanding the arrest of the teacher.