Eight-yr-old mercilessly thrashed by school teacher in Gujarat's Surat

A FIR has been registered against the school teacher and an investigation is underway.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Sep 15, 2017, 20:21 PM IST
Eight-yr-old mercilessly thrashed by school teacher in Gujarat's Surat
Pic courtesy: ANI

Gujarat: In yet another incident of apathy of education system in the country, an eight-year-old school student was beaten up by a teacher in Gujarat for allegedly not finishing his homework.

Pradyuman, studying in fourth grade of Little Star High School in Udhna, was allegedly thrashed by his teacher on Tuesday with a wooden stick for not completing his English homework.

The CCTV footage of the school has captured teacher Naina while she was mercilessly beating the child. The boy had sustained injuries on his back.

Parents of the thrashed boy have lodged a complaint against the teacher with the Udhna Police Station after which the teacher was arrested on Wednesday.

''The minor was slapped repeatedly and beaten with sticks by the teacher,'' ANI quoted the Surat Police saying. ''There is CCTV footage of the incident'' he further added.

A FIR has been registered against the school teacher and an investigation is underway.