Hyderabad: A Class II student studying at the government primary school in Bowenpally was severely beaten up by a teacher, for going to relieve himself without taking the teacher's permission.
The teacher, Anataiah, stabbed Nani with a sharp pencil and it pierced deeply into the right side of his neck. When the boy collapsed in class, he took him to a hospital and after first aid, dropped him home. Nani’s parents filed a police complaint.
K. Nani, the son of K. Venkatesham, a labourer, is studying in Class II at the Government Primary school in Bowenpally. His elder sister K. Maria Kumari is studying in Class IV in the same school.
On Friday, at round 9.30 am, when Telugu teacher Anantaiah was teaching, Nani went out without the teacher’s permission to relieve himself. When he returned to the class the teacher saw him and beat him up severely.
“Later, he took a sharp pencil and stabbed him with it. The pencil pierced half inch deep into Nani’s neck. Nani collapsed and started bleeding heavily” Venkatesham said.
Later, Anantaiah took him to a hospital and came back to school. There he made Nani have lunch and dropped him home on his bike. He gave him his phone number and told his parents to contact him.
“When we called him after coming home he said that he cannot come and will discuss the matter on Saturday. But after we filed a complaint, he called us and said he wanted to talk,” Venkatesham added.
Education officials said an inquiry is on. “The MEO held an inquiry. He will submit a report to the DEO for action,” the official said, adding that strong action will be initiated if he is found responsible.
The police also started investigation. “We are collecting details from students and questioning the teacher also,” inspector K. Kiran said....