POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 5, 2022
The student’s mother claims that her son studying in the sixth grade arrived home late from school on Friday. When she confronted him about coming late, he told her that he touched a teacher’s motorcycle during the break due to which the teacher abused him and severely beat him up out of rage, according to the mother.
Baliya: Uttar Pradesh Police said on Sunday that a government school instructor in Ballia allegedly beat a Dalit kid, age 11, and kept him in a classroom after he touched his motorcycle, The Indian Express reported.
The teacher was booked by the police but has not yet been taken into custody.
The teacher, 43, was suspended following the preliminary investigation that revealed the claims against him to be true, according to Mani Ram Singh, Ballia’s Basic Shiksha Adhikari.
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The student’s mother claims that her son studying in the sixth grade arrived home late from school on Friday. He then informed her about the incident at the school when she questioned him about why he arrived home so late.
He said that he touched a teacher’s motorcycle during the break. The teacher abused him and severely beat him up out of rage, according to the mother.
Later, the teacher allegedly locked her son in a room by himself. Additionally, the teacher allegedly also made casteist remarks on the Dalit kid, said the mother.
The mother claimed that as soon as she learned about the incident, she called the principal of the school and questioned him as to why her son was bullied and assaulted in his presence.
“I advised him to file an FIR with the police after he failed to respond specifically,” said the woman. The principal reportedly also asked her not to aggravate the situation. According to the police, the Dalit student’s father is a labourer in Gujarat and lives away from the family.
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