Firozabad (UP), Sep 16 (SocialNews.XYZ) A government primary school teacher has been sentenced to 20 years in prison by the court of additional district and sessions judge for sexually assaulting an eight-year-old boy, seven years ago.
The court has also imposed a fine of Rs 30,000 of which half the amount would go to the child.
According to an FIR, the assault took place on May 14, 2015, when Vijendra Pal Singh allegedly took the child to the school's roof and abused him.
After the boy's family lodged a complaint, an FIR was registered against the teacher at the Narkhi police station under IPC sections 377 (unnatural offences), 507 (criminal intimidation) and sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.
Singh threatened to "beat and kill" the child if he dared to inform anyone about the incident, as per the FIR.
The victim's father had said in his complaint that they got to know about the assault after the child's health started deteriorating.
When the parents questioned the child, he narrated the incident and said that the teacher had been sexually assaulting him for the past several New Delhi, Sep 16 (SocialNews.XYZ) The National Testing Agency (NTA) on Friday released the Common University Entrance Test (CUET-UG) results.
About 20,000 students have scored 100 percentile in 30 subjects in these examinations taken for admission to undergraduate courses.
According to NTA, the highest number of 100 percentilers were in English at 8,236, followed by Political Science (2,065), Business Studies (1,669), Biology (1,324) and 1,188 Economics.
As many as 2,92,589 students appeared in these examinations from Uttar Pradesh, 1,86,405 from Delhi, while only 583 students from Meghalaya took the exams.
The result has been released on NTA's official website where the students can view and download their marks from. The result of the examination will be available on the website for 90 days.
Notably, the examinations were conducted for admission in 91 universities, including all the central universities of the city. Now that the results are out, the universities and colleges will prepare their cut-off list.
While the series of tests began on July 15, the sixth and final phase was completed on August 30. A total of 14.90 lakh students had registered themselves and around 60 per cent attempted it.
Besides, CUET-UG exams were also conducted in foreign cities like Muscat, Riyadh, Dubai, Manama, Doha, Kathmandu, Sharjah, Singapore and Kuwait.
In India, the tests were conducted in 444 centres spread across 239 cities.
This time, admissions in all central universities, including Delhi University, are based on the CUET scores only. Delhi University is the largest central university in India with about 80 departments under its umbrella. These include postgraduate degree, PhD, certificate courses, degree courses etc.
It has about 79 colleges offering undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Every year, more than 70,000 students take admissions in these colleges and departments for graduation in science, commerce and humanities.
Among the minority educational institutions, Jamia Millia Islamia has also decided to implement CUET for admission to several undergraduate courses from the current academic session 2022-23.
Meanwhile, the Delhi High Court has ordered St. Stephen's College, Delhi to adopt the admission process on the basis of CUET.