School janitor arrested for allegedly sexually abusing teacher

BROOKLYN, New York -- A school janitor in Brooklyn was arrested on Thursday for allegedly sexually abusing a female teacher.

Kasim Khan, 32, was taken into custody and suspended without pay from his job at Public School 222, an elementary school, after he allegedly pressed his genitals against the teacher's backside.

Police have charged Khan with forcible touching, sexual abuse and harassment.

The NYC Department of Education released a statement saying,

"Mr. Khan was suspended without pay and is not permitted in any of our school buildings pending the outcome of the investigation into these troubling allegations."

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