Teacher, 50, charged with molesting 16-year-old student in school

A teacher was charged in court on Thursday with three counts of molesting a 16-year-old student in a school. -- ST GRAPHIC
A teacher was charged in court on Thursday with three counts of molesting a 16-year-old student in a school. -- ST GRAPHIC

A teacher was charged in court on Thursday with three counts of molesting a 16-year-old student in a school.

The 50-year-old allegedly rubbed the back of the student on the left shoulder and waist area from outside her school uniform top at the school premises in the eastern part of Singapore on July 26 this year.

He indicated that he wished to engage a lawyer and he was given until Dec 12 to do so.

If convicted, he could be jailed for up to two years and/or fined on each molestation charge.