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School trustee booked for caning students

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

A was booked today by police for allegedly beating up students as she was irked by the noise made by them ahead of Annual Day preparations.

As many as 18 students suffered bruises and developed swelling on their hands after they were caned last evening, a said.

"The students of the school situated on the Station Road were preparing for their annual day function yesterday. In the process, the students were shifting benches in a class room. The trustee, who resided in the same building where the school is located, was disturbed by the noise in the class room," Mandar Dharmadikari said.

He said irked by the noise, the came down and caned at least 18 students.

No arrest is made so far.

The has been booked under section 324 (voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means) of the IPC, Dharmadikari said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 23:35 IST
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