MP teacher gets jail for asking classmates to slap a girl11:48 PM, May 16, 2019
India(Madhya Pradesh):The girl is a Class VI student of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in the Thandal area of Jhabua.
A teacher in Madhya Pradesh's Jhabua district has been remanded to 14-day judicial custody for asking a girl's classmates to slap her 168 times for not completing homework.
The girl is a Class VI student of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in the Thandal area of Jhabua. She could not attend school between January 1 to 10.
On January 11, 2018, when teacher Manoj Verma came to know that the girl had not completed her homework he asked her fellow-students to slap her on her both cheeks, said a prosecuting officer on Thursday.
When the girl's father raised the issue with the school management Verma was suspended. After that the father lodged a police complaint, said Ravi Prakash, Additional District Prosecuting Officer.
The Thandal police arrested Verma and presented him in a court on Monday.
The court of Justice Jai Patidar rejected the teacher's bail application and remanded him to 14-day judicial custody.
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