Nine more arrested in school vandalism case
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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?"

PTI


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


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