Thrashed by headmaster, girl succumbs to injuries

A class II girl student died here today, three days after she was allegedly beaten up by the headmaster of a government school, police said.

Last Updated: Sep 03, 2010, 18:18 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: A class II girl student died
here today, three days after she was allegedly beaten up by
the headmaster of a government school, police said.

Mantasha (8) was a student of Jawahar Primary School
at Ladhawala locality. Her headmaster Nabi Mohammad on Tuesday
allegedly thrashed her for indiscipline in class leading to
serious backbone injuries.

The girl succumbed to injuries at her house today.

Following a complaint by the victim`s father, a case
under IPC section 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and section
504 (insult intended to provoke breach of peace) was
registered against the headmaster on Wednesday, police said.

Efforts were on to nab the headmaster who is at large.

-PTI