Headmaster arrested for assaulting student

Ranaghat
3 Aug 2017

The headmaster of a boys high school in West Bengal's Nadia district was arrested for allegedly assaulting a student, who reported bleeding in his ear after it.
Police said today that the headmaster of Nashra Boys High School here was arrested on Wednesday following complaints by gaurdians of other students. The incident took place on Wednesday morning when the standard ten student Pradip Mondal reported for classes after a long absence. The headmaster allegedly pulled his ear, slapped him on his cheek and disallowed him from appearing for a class test. With the student bleeding from his ear after the assault, he was taken to a local pharmacy by the school authorities.
The student's father rushed in on being informed by the school authorities. He said that he was worried that his son, who had undergone an appendicitis a couple of months ago, had fallen ill and alleged that the headmaster had behaved rudely with him. The headmaster, he alleged, had beaten his son brutally. The boy was first taken to Ranaghat sub-divisional hospital and later to Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Hospital at Kalyani.