Class 4 Student Dies After Being Beaten up, Thrown off 1st Floor by Teacher


Last update: December 19, 2022, 11:44 PM IST

The teacher, Muthappa, beat 10-year-old Bharat with a blade at Adarsh ​​Primary School in Hagli village.  (PTI)

The teacher, Muthappa, beat 10-year-old Bharat with a blade at Adarsh ​​Primary School in Hagli village. (PTI)

Police added that Muthappa had earlier beaten up Bharat’s mother, Gita Barker, who is a teacher at the school. Barker is hospitalized

A class 4 student lost his life on Monday after his teacher hit him and threw him from the first floor of a government-run school in Karnataka’s Gadak district. As a result of the incident, the accused teacher has disappeared and the police have launched an operation to apprehend him.

The teacher, Muttu Hadali, beat 9-year-old Bharat Barake with a thin iron rod while he was talking to his friends at the government primary school in Hagli village near Nargund village in Gadag. Then he threw the child from the first floor of the building.

Police added that Muttu had earlier beaten up Bharat’s mother, Geetha Barake, who is a teacher at the school. Barker is hospitalized.

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In a similar incident in Delhi last week, a class 5 student of a Delhi school was beaten with scissors and thrown from the first floor of the school building by his teacher on Friday.

A class teacher at Prathmik Vidyalaya in central Delhi’s Model Basti area, Geeta Deshwal first attacked a girl student studying in the fifth standard with small paper scissors and then threw her out of her first-floor classroom, Delhi police said.

Earlier on Saturday, a man allegedly threw his two-year-old son from the first floor of a building in Delhi’s Kalkaji area under the influence of alcohol after an argument with his wife. The 30-year-old also jumped from the building.

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