Serres teacher accused of sexually abusing pupil held in custody

A 49-year-old schoolteacher from Serres, northern Greece, who has been accused of sexually abusing one of his pupils was remanded in custody on Monday.

The teacher is accused of assaulting the girl, now aged 14, between the summer of 2011 and May this year.

He denies the charges but will be temporarily held at Sidirokastro police station.

Officers from the police’s Cyber Crime unit have seized computers from the man’s home and the school at which he worked for investigation.