Madarsa chief assaults boy for not learning Arabic

Hassan: A head of a Madarsa today allegedly assaulted an 11-year old boy for refusing to learn Arabic at Belur in Chikamagalur district, police said here on Tuesday.

Dadapeer, head of Jamia Habibiya Madarsa, allegedly assaulted the 11-year old boy for "refusing" to learn Arabic.

He received injuries on his legs and genitals and is being treated in a hospital, police said.

Dadapeer met the boy's parents and admitted of assaulting their son, police said.