Motihari, Sep 30 (PTI) A teacher was arrested on Sunday for allegedly raping an eight-year-old girl in Bihar’s East Champaran district, police said.Also Read - Lightning Claims 11 Lives In Bihar; Four Districts Reel Under Floods

The teacher was arrested from Naya Tola Husaini village under the jurisdiction of Dumariya Ghat police station, the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Chakia sub-division, Shailendra Kumar, said. Also Read - Woman Delivers Baby on NDRF Rescue Boat in Flood-Hit Bihar’s East Champaran

The teacher runs a private coaching institute in the village and he raped the girl, his student, on Saturday evening, the DSP said. Also Read - Woman Travelling in Shramik Special Train Complains of Labour Pain, Delivers Baby Girl

He was arrested after the girl’s father lodged an FIR with the Dumariya Ghat police station, he said.

The girl was admitted to Sadar hospital and a medical examination of the victim has confirmed rape, the DSP said.

The accused has confessed to his crime, the police officer said.

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