Teacher booked, suspended over corporal punishment

Raza Naqvi

A school teacher of government primary School in Pindigheab was booked and suspended from service on Friday for subjecting a minor student of inhuman torture and serve punishment in his school for not learning his lesson.

According to sources, 8 years old Ahsan Ali -a student of government primary School Dhoke Inyat Pindigheab, went to school where his teacher named Sadaqat Ali has subject him serve punishment for not learning his lesson.

Due to torture and beating him black and blue, the minor child right hand was get fractured while the minor has also received stick bruises at other parts of the body. As the minor returned home while crying with pain and fracture hand, where his father Mohammad Nazeer took the victim to local police station to lodge his compliant.

When contacted, investigation officer assistant Sub inspector Mohammad Ayub has said that Police as per SoP (standing order procedure) tool the student for medical examination soon after the victim father has approached police and as medico-legal report has confirmed torture on minor, Police registered a criminal case against the accused teacher under section 328-A Pakistan Panel code- which describes the offence of cruelty to child and its punishment.