A teacher in a private school in Thane district has been booked for canning a 15 year old boy. The boy’s hand has been fractured due to the caning given by the teacher.
A teacher at a private school in Maharashtra’s Thane district was arrested for allegedly caning a class 10th student and fracturing his hand, police said on Sunday. According to Inspector Raju Vanjari, Kalyan taluka police filed a case against the accused teacher under section 325 (voluntarily causing grievous hurt) of the Indian Penal Code as a result of complaints made by the injured boy’s parents.
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A 15-year-old boy was caned at a private school in Titwala town on Thursday, an official said. The boy had quarreled with his classmate, who complained to the teacher. The accused in turn caned the victim, causing his wrist to swell up, he said.
An x-ray revealed that the boy’s hand had been fractured; no arrest has been made so far. A member of the school management said the school was also conducting a parallel probe into the incident and suitable steps would be taken.