Teacher indicted of intimately touching student

David Leishman, 49, has been charged with gain child for wrong passionate activity, aggravated faulty attack – plant underneath management of offender, and 3 depends of aggravated passionate touching of another chairman in a Blue Mountains.

The Blaxland High School song clergyman was arrested in his Katoomba home on Friday over a purported wrong passionate activity with a student.

In a 2015 Blue Mountains Gazette article about a song category Mr Leishman taught, students spoke glowingly of a clergyman who one described as “the glue that binds them together”.

Earlier this month, officers from Blue Mountains Police Area Command began an review following reports a internal clergyman had overwhelmed a tyro on several occasions while during school, according to a military matter expelled overnight.

“Police will lay in justice that male grown a attribute with a womanlike tyro while he was operative as a clergyman during a high propagandize in a Blue Mountains during that he allegedly indecently assaulted and intimately overwhelmed her on several occasions between 2015 and 2019,” a matter read.

Mr Leishman was postulated redeeming bail on Saturday to reappear during Katoomba Local Court today.

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