teacher from the La Salle School in Palma has been arrested for the alleged sexual assault of 4 minors.
The alleged relationship between the teacher and the students was known to a large number of people, including the classmates and friends of the victims, but no one said anything.
The alleged abuse was only came to light after an anonymous e-mail was sent to the parent of one of the victims and he filed a complaint with the National Police.
The teacher told Police that the sex was consensual, but the Penal Code stipulates that the minimum age for sex with a minor is 16.
The abuse happened when the schoolgirls were 13 and 14 years old.