Caning child: case against teacher

A case under the provisions of the Juvenile Justice Act has been registered against a primary school teacher on the charge of caning a Class I student.

Satyavathi, teacher at the Aided LP School at Attagoli in the Manjeswaram educational sub-district, allegedly caned the boy for failing to take books from his bag swiftly.

The Manjeswaram police have registered the case.

The boy was reportedly beaten by the teacher on July 5 and had bruises on the back.

He revealed the incidents to Childline authorities, who filed a complaint with the police, Kumbla police sub-inspector T.V. Ashokan said.

The police were verifying the accounts given by the parties concerned, he said.

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