A deputy schoolmaster of a primary school in north China's Shanxi Province has been arrested on suspicion of molesting his 9-year-old student, local police said on Monday.
The victim's father claimed his daughter was molested in her dorm at Miaoshang School in Miaoshang Town of Linyi County.
The police focused their investigation on the 32-year-old schoolmaster, surnamed Yang, after extensive witness interviews and review of CCTV footage.
Yang confessed to molestation, according to Linyi police.
The suspect has been detained for criminal prosecution and the police continue to search for evidence against Yang.