Hyderabad: Class 2 boy brutally thrashed by school principal

Hyderabad: A seven-year-old boy studying in Class 2, was mercilessly beaten up by the principal for failing to read the words written on the board.

Following the incident, the principal of a private school at Tappachabutra was booked and a case under sec 23 Juvenile Justice Act, registered against him, police said.

Adithya, of Nehru Children’s High School at Tappachabutra, Hyderabad is a resident of Karwan was cruelly beaten up at school and badly injured on Saturday.

The boy’s mother, a teacher at the school, told reporters that his son was beaten up by school Principal Suresh Singh.

“The principal wrote some words on the board in the classroom and when the child was not able to read the words he was beaten up by him on his back. We have lodged a complaint with police,” she said.

Following the complaint, Tappachabutra Police registered a case under sections 341 (wrongful restraint) and 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) of IPC against the principal, a police official said adding no arrests have been made and they are investigating the matter.

Meanwhile, city-based NGO ‘Balala Hakkula Sangham’ demanded immediate arrest of the principal and cancellation of school’s recognition.

PTI inputs