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MP teacher gets jail for asking classmates to slap a girl

IANS  |  Jhabua (Madhya Pradesh) 

A in Madhya Pradesh's district has been remanded to 14-day judicial custody for asking a girl's classmates to slap her 168 times for not completing

The girl is a Class VI student of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in the Thandal area of She could not attend school between January 1 to 10.

On January 11, 2018, when came to know that the girl had not completed her he asked her fellow-students to slap her on her both cheeks, said a prosecuting 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

The arrested Verma and presented him in a court on Monday.

The court of Justice rejected the teacher's bail application and remanded him to 14-day judicial custody.



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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 22:18 IST