Teacher arrested for beating 17 students over failure to complete homework

14 March 2019 - 109   - 0

A 43-year old teacher who had allegedly beaten 17 students was remanded until March 18 by the Batticaloa Magistrates Court.

The teacher has been accused of punishing the students with a cane for failing to complete a homework assignment.

The students who were hospitalised following the incident had later lodged a complaint at the Batticaloa police.

Measures were taken to arrest the teacher who was produced before the Batticaloa Magistrates Court today (Mar 14).


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