More than 50 students have come up with complaints about a former school teacher and CPM Municipal councillor KV Sasikumar was caught in a #MeToo controversy in Kerala. According to the complaint, he sexually assaulted numerous students while teaching at a school in Malappuram.
Earlier, Sasikumar relinquished his ward membership after the former students’ forum lodged a complaint to the office of the District Police Superintendent, Women’s Commission, and Human Rights Commission. Meanwhile, in a bid to save its face, CPM revoked his CPM branch membership.
Student unions also staged a protest demanding his arrest across the district. Amidst this, police took him into custody from Wayanad. According to the police, his arrest will be recorded after questioning him.
He retired from the post of Mathematics teacher in March. The photos of the farewell event conducted on the day were shared on social media. Following this, a former student levelled sexual harassment allegations against him. The student shared the photo and described the incident. Following this, many female students came forward with sexual assault allegations against Sasikumar .