Nine more arrested in school vandalism case

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013 - 16:48

Kolkata: Nine persons, including two women, were arrested on Sunday in connection with vandalism at a Christian Missionary school, a class V student of which had died after allegedly being confined to a toilet by her seniors on September 11.
Of the nine arrested, five are people who have no connection to the Christ Church Girls` High School at Dum Dum, Additional District Commissioner of Police Biswajit Ghose said.

The arrested were today produced in the Barrackpore Additional District Court. With today`s arrest, a total of 12 persons have been nabbed following the incident.

On September 12, the school`s principal Helen Sarkar was arrested.

Yesterday, state Governor M K Narayanana had ticked off the parents who had indulged in ransacking school offices after the death of Oindrila Das, saying, "I am depressed. If parents don`t have discipline, what can you expect from the children?"


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First Published: Sunday, September 15, 2013 - 16:48

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