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Monday, May 9, 2011

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Teacher Arrested for Having Sex with Student Suspect Had Been Seeing the Victim since Last Year NR11204rf

Los Angeles: Today, Los Angeles Police Department Van Nuys Area detectives arrested 29-year-old Gazi Kabir, a history teacher at Van Nuys’ Montclair College Preparatory School, for engaging in a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl.  Kabir conducted the relationship by periodically going to the victim’s home for sexual activity when she was alone.

Detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify any additional victims or witnesses regarding this or similarly inappropriate relationships Kabir may have conducted.  Anyone with such information should call Van Nuys Area detectives at 818-374-0040. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.”  Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.