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Kolkata: Boy`s father files police complaint against school

Six teachers, including the principal, of St James School here have been accused of inflicting mental torture and corporal punishment on a class VIII student, police said here on Saturday.



Kolkata: Six teachers, including the principal, of St James School here have been accused of inflicting mental torture and corporal punishment on a class VIII student, police said here on Saturday.

Rajesh Saha, father of Siddharta David Saha, lodged a complaint with Beniapukur police station yesterday accusing the six teachers of causing serious injuries to his son, they
said.

In his complaint, Saha also said that his son suffered mental shock due to "repeated torture" by teachers.

Denying the charge, school authorities said Siddharta had not qualified the last annual examination and hence, not promoted to the next class and that there were complaints
against him for beating his classmates often as well.

The school is contemplating moving the court against Saha, authorities said.

The incident comes a month after La Martinere School for Boys was involved in a police case after a high school student committed suicide which his parents said was a result
of caning by the principal.

PTI

From Zee News

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