Police have started investigating a case of sexual harassment perpetrated by a teacher of Naavaidhoo school against a student.
Haa Dhaal Atoll Naavaidhoo Island Council have informed local media that the case was lodged at the police on Tuesday night (August 26).
The victim is reported to be a 12-year-old girl studying in the sixth grade at Naavaidhoo school.
School Principal Ali Shareef Mohamed told local media that no action has yet been taken against the accused teacher by school authorities.
While police confirmed that they are currently investigating the case, they declined to provide further details based on the nature of the case.