A Dunedin man is due to appear in the Dunedin District Court
after a police investigation of an alleged historic indecent
Detective Senior Sergeant John Ferguson, of Dunedin, said the
man was arrested on one charge of indecent assault after
several months of police investigation.
The man, who had been teaching at Otago Boys' High School,
was bailed to appear in the Dunedin District Court on
As the matter was before the court, police declined to
School rector Clive Rennie, in a joint statement with board
of trustees chairman Geoff Bates, said the teacher was
suspended from the school last Wednesday.
Counselling had been made available to pupils, and their
parents and caregivers had been notified. The school had
''very limited information'' on the complaint and was
continuing to seek information from police to undertake its