A guard at a primary school in northern Vietnam has been arrested for allegedly molesting 23 students.
Managers of the school in Lao Cai Province said many students have recently refused to come to school.
Teachers visited their houses and found that the school’s 35-year-old guard had molested most of them on more than one occasion, Phu Nu Thu Do newspaper reported.
The children, aged between five and 10, said he had threatened them not to tell anyone.
Molesting children is punishable by up to 12 years in jail.