Teacher accused of having affair with 17-year-old pupil in Russia

A respected Russian teacher is under investigation after pictures suggesting she had an affair with her star student were leaked online.

Irina Ibragimkhalimova, 41, a deputy head, is shown in alleged intimate images with Valeria Fedorova, now 18 but 17 during the supposed affair.

'Messages between the pair' have also been revealed.

Police said: 'If the information about a love affair between the teacher and the teenager is proved, a decision about launching a criminal investigation will be made without delay.'

Irina Ibragimkhalimova, 41, a deputy head, is shown in alleged intimate images with Valeria Fedorova, now 18, and 'messages between the pair' have been revealed

Valeria

A full scale investigation was launched into the conduct of Ibragimkhalimova, also a biology teacher, who has not commented on the scandal in Borovichi, 275 miles northwest of Moscow

Valeria (left) claimed the intimate pictures (one of which is shown right) were altered by Photoshop, but a full scale investigation was launched into the conduct of Ibragimkhalimova, also a biology teacher, who has not commented on the scandal in Borovichi, 275 miles northwest of Moscow

Police said: 'If the information about a love affair between the teacher and the teenager is proved, a decision about launching a criminal investigation will be made without delay.' Pictured: The accused duo 

Police said: 'If the information about a love affair between the teacher and the teenager is proved, a decision about launching a criminal investigation will be made without delay.' Pictured: The accused duo 

Both the teacher - who has an adult son - and student have deleted their social media accounts, it was reported

Valeria with her teacher Irina

Both the teacher - who has an adult son - and student have deleted their social media accounts, it was reported

The case has been handed to the Investigative Committee which examines serious crimes.

'Valeria and her teacher Irina are suspected of having a true sexual affair and this is supported by the evidence picked up in the social networks of both,' reported a local news website.

'Screenshots prove that they posted many pictures where they were together, hugging and kissing each other,

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