In a shocking incident, the principal of a Lucknow-based government school made a Class 6 girl strip and sexually harassed her on the pretext of taking her measurements for a new uniform.

The girl's parents reported the matter at the Sadar Kotwali police station on Tuesday, February 20. The principal has been arrested for sexually harassing a minor girl.

Harish Chandra, Superintendent of Police, Kannauj, has said that the principal was arrested after an FIR was filed against him by the girl's father. The girl's classmates too testified against the principal.