50-year-old divorced teacher eloped with minor girls
RAJKOT: In a bizarre incident, a 50-year-old divorced teacher of a reputable school in Padadhari, approximately 22 km from Rajkot, has Run away with two minor girl students.
There is no trace of teacher Dhaval Trivedi of Dr Dipchand Gardi International School and the two class XI girls, both aged 16, since July 25. Both the girls were living in the campus of this residential school.
Trivedi also lived in the same campus. One girl is a resident of Moti Rakhudad village of Lalpur taluka of Jamnagar, while the second is a native of Jamkhambhaliya town.
Managing trustee of the school Ashok Kanjariya lodged a complaint of kidnapping with Padadhari police station against Trivedi, a native of Vadodara, on July 29.
Police said that both girls left the hostel at around 3 am on July 25. “When a sweeper asked them where they were sneaking out at the odd hour, they told her that they have permission from their teacher,” said A J Jadeja, circle police inspector, Padadhari police station.
The trio’s last location was traced to Kerala on July 31 from Trivedi’s mobile phone. However, the sim card number revealed that it was purchased from Kolkata. “We have alerted Kerala police too,” said Jadeja. Padadhari police station sources also told that one of the girls had called up her maternal uncle and told him that she would return after two years.