Monica Young, Sydney, Australia, court

Australian teacher accused of sexually abusing male student battles in court

Monica Young, a teacher in Sydney, Australia, facing charges of having sex with 14-year old student multiple times has hired a top lawyer Margaret Cunneen to defend her in the court of law.

Young allegedly sexually assaulted a 14-year-old student after she pleaded with him over Snapchat to send naked pictures of himself, The Sun reports.

Sydney authorities have slammed Monica Young, 23, with multiple charges of aggravated sexual contact with the boy while she was his teacher. She also allegedly sent images of her genitalia to him over Snapchat.

The disgraced teacher, Monica Young, has pleaded not guilty to all 12 charges in the Sydney court that will decide her fate.

At a recent hearing, Judge Kate Traill indicated that the court will hear pre-recorded testimony from the alleged victim at a trial to be held later this year.

Monica Young was arrested at her home in Greenacre, which lies just southwest of Sydney, on July 10. The teacher is alleged to have committed the offenses for which she was charged between June 24 and July 3.

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