Fearing teacher`s wrath, 10-yr-old immolates self in Bijapur

Last Updated: Sunday, December 2, 2012 - 19:25

Bijapur: A 10-year-old student, who immolated in his house allegedly over fear that his class teacher would punish him for not completing homework, succumbed to burns in a hospital on Sunday, police said.
The fourth standard student of a private school was admitted to hospital with burns last week, police said.
It was alleged that his class teacher had threatened him with severe punishment if he did not complete homework.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, December 2, 2012 - 15:01

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