The police have started investigation by registering a case of murder including SC-ST Act in the whole matter. At the same time, the police has also taken the operator of the private school into custody.
Jaipur: In yet another shocking incident that came to fore from Jalore district of Rajasthan, a case of death of a Dalit student has come to light due to the beating of a teacher. The incident is of a private school in Surana village of Sayla police station area of the district, where a Dalit student was brutally thrashed by the teacher, due to which he had to be admitted to the hospital, where he died during treatment. In the whole case, it is alleged that the Dalit student drank water from the pot of the operator of the private school. He was brutally beaten for this matter.
The student suffered internal injuries due to the beating. In such a situation, his family first admitted him to the local hospital, then took him to Ahmedabad, where he died. The student has been identified as Indra Kumar, a class III student at Saraswati Vidya Mandir in Surana village. In the whole case, Kishore Kumar, the uncle of the deceased student, has filed a case against the school operator, Chhail Singh, for assaulting the school director, in the Sayla police station, for humiliating him using caste words and killing the student after the assault.
The report said that on July 20, Indra went to school as usual, where he drank water from a pot of water kept in the school when he was thirsty. But that matka was kept separately for teacher Chhail Singh. On getting information about this, the operator humiliated the child with racist words and assaulted the child, causing internal injuries in his right ear and eye. The student informed his father about the incident, after which he was continuously treated in different hospitals, but on August 13, Indra died during treatment.
At present, the police has started investigation by registering a case of murder including SC-ST Act in the whole matter. At the same time, the police has also taken the operator of the private school into custody. Here, after the incident, tension has increased in the area, due to which, as per the instructions of the government, the internet service in the area has been stopped till further notice.
An inquiry committee has also been formed by the Chief Block Education Officer to investigate the matter. In the notice issued by him, it was told that a case of beating of a child by the teacher in Saraswati Vidya Mandir came to light, after which an order has been given to send a factual report. The investigation has been entrusted to Panchayat Elementary Education Officer Ashok Kumar Dave and Pratap Ram. A factual report has also been sought from the education department.
The boy’s father said, “My child was beaten up by him (teacher) for drinking water from the pot and hurled casteist abuses. The boy suffered brain haemorrhage due to the beating. I took him to Udaipur for treatment and then to Ahmedabad, where he died.” happened.”
जालौर के सायला थाना क्षेत्र में एक निजी स्कूल में शिक्षक द्वारा मारपीट के कारण छात्र की मृत्यु दुखद है। आरोपी शिक्षक के विरुद्ध हत्या व SC/ST एक्ट की धाराओं में प्रकरण पंजीबद्ध कर गिरफ्तारी की जा चुकी है।
— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) August 13, 2022
Here, reacting to the whole matter, the Chief Minister of the state Ashok Gehlot said, “The death of a student due to assault by a teacher in a private school in the Sayla police station area of Jalore is tragic. Murder against the accused teacher and sections of the SC / ST Act. The case has been registered and arrest has been made in the case.The case has been taken under the Case Officer Scheme for speedy investigation of the case and speedy punishment to the guilty. Justice will be ensured to the victim’s family at the earliest. An assistance amount of Rs 5 lakh will be given to the kin of the deceased from the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.