Erode: The Headmaster of a private school,
who allegedly beat a 13-year-old student following which he
was hospitalised, has been arrested, police said.
Senthilkumar was arrested at Chitode near here last
evening under IPC section 324 (voluntarily causing hurt by
dangerous weapons or means), police said.
The boy -- a student of eighth standard at the school
in Chitode -- had accidentally dashed against a girl student
while travelling in a bus to school on Friday last.
The girl, studying in fifth standard in the same school,
reported the incident to her parents, who in turn informed the
The Headmaster then called the boy to his room and
allegedly beat him after which the boy developed severe body
pain and was admitted to a hospital on Saturday.
Following the incident, the boy`s father lodged a police