Suspected of stealing Rs 70, Class 10 girl forced to strip by teacher in Madhya Pradesh school

A class 10 student and her friend were allegedly forced to strip inside school premises on suspicion of theft in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh.

Suspected of stealing Rs 70, Class 10 girl forced to strip by teacher in Madhya Pradesh school

Damoh: A class 10 student and her friend were allegedly forced to strip inside school premises on suspicion of theft in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh.

The incident took place after a student lost Rs 70 in the school. 

The teacher, wanting to ensure the victim didn't steal the money, first checked the bag and threatened her to admit. 

On the victim's refused to admit to theft, the teacher made her strip.

"My classmate lost her money. When I refused, the teacher made me and my friend strip," said the victim. 

Meanwhile, a show cause notice has been issued to the school principal over this issue, Damoh district education officer. He added that "strict action" will be taken against those responsible for this incident. 

Earlier this year, nearly 70 girl students of a residential school at Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh were stripped naked by a warden to “check for menstrual blood”.

With ANI inputs

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