Ryan International School: Class 4 student allegedly thrashed by teachers in Ludhiana

ANI | Updated: Sep 28, 2017 23:30 IST

Ludhiana (Haryana) [India], Sept. 28 (ANI): Parents of a class 4 student of Ryan International School in Jamalpur, Ludhiana on Thursday alleged that their ward was brutally beaten with sticks by two school teachers.

Jaswinder Singh father of the victim said that his son Mansukh was allegedly beaten by the teachers after he got into a fight with a fellow student.

Singh said he was out of the town when his son called him up and narrated the entire incident after which the former urged the principal of the school to take cognisance.

Singh also accused the principal of turning a deaf ear to his woes.

"After the reply of the principal, I asked my son to get a medical check-up. The teachers who thrashed my son have left the city," Singh told ANI.

"The principal told us to leave the matter, but we want to take action against them and will go to police," he added.

The 10-year old, Mansukh who has marks on his neck and back said that his PT teacher Raman called him in the teachers room during the recess and thrashed him with stick, along with another teacher.

"I did not do anything. I just had a fight with another student of school, who pushed me and in return I pushed him too. His tooth broke during our fight," Mansukh told ANI.

Meanwhile, the Principal of the school, Gurpal Anand claimed that the child was not even touched by any of the teachers.

However, Anand said that the child was suspended from the school for one month after he got indulged into the brawl with another student.

"The teachers they are alleging haven't even touched the child, I can assure you. He was suspended from the school due to disciplinary action and now they have got frustrated due to this and doing such thing, which is very wrong," she said.

Anand even said that she herself met the child after he was suspended and told him that he did wrong by hitting another child and hence is being suspended.

"I met him in the afternoon; he did not say anything to me. If something like this would have happened he would have told me," she said.

The parents of the child have filed a case against the teachers in the Jamalpur Police station.

"We have received the complaint and we will take action immediately. We have also received the medical report," the Police inspector told ANI.

This is the third case in the row against the Ryan International School.

Earlier in the January 2016, 6-year-old Devansh Kacrora body was found unconscious and afloat in the Delhi's Ryan International School water tank on January 30, 2016.

Last month, the body of the 7-year-old, a student of Class 2 of Gurugram's Ryan International School, was found inside the school's toilet with his throat slit.(ANI)

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