The accused has been identified as Bijay Nayak. He reportedly teaches Mathematics at a private school in the city.
As per reports, the teacher had called the student to the hotel room on the pretext of helping her in examinations. He then allegedly tried to sexually assault her inside the hotel room.
However, the minor girl managed to escape from the hotel and narrated the incident to her family members.
Subsequently, the family members of the victim lodged a complaint against the teacher at Madhupatna police station in the city, following which the accused teacher was arrested, police sources said.
“We have arrested the accused person. Further investigation is underway,” a police officer said.