A magistrate had on November 19 ordered that the four teachers be tried under section 305 (abetment to suicide of a child), section 324 (voluntarily causing hurt) and section 34 (common intention) of IPC.
A city court on Monday upheld the
order for trial of the principal and three other teachers of
La Martiniere for Boys School on charges of abetment to
suicide in the case of Rouvanjit Rawla, who killed himself
allegedly after being caned at the school.
Two panels appointed by West
Bengal Assembly conducted hearing of La Martinere student Rouvanjit Rawla`s bereaved father Ajay Rawla, the
school management and state Home Secretary in connection with the death of the 13-year-old.
HRD Minister Kapil Sibal
today said tough guidelines will be issued to check corporal
punishment in schools in the backdrop of a 13-year-old student
in Kolkata allegedly ending his life after being caned by his