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UP Student Partially Loses Hearing After Teacher’s Slaps: Authorities


According to police on Sunday, a teacher at a private school in this area has been charged with assault after allegedly thrashing a student in Class 10, causing partial hearing loss.


The 14-year-old victim, Prateek, was attending a mathematics class at the school in Piprauli Barhagaon, which is under the jurisdiction of the Ubhaon police station, when the incident occurred on May 13, they continued.

According to Vipin Singh, SHO of the Ubhaon police station, Prateek’s father Praveen Kumar Madhukar filed a complaint, claiming that his son was physically assaulted by his math teacher Raghavendra after he discovered the boy talking to another student in class.

Raghavendra allegedly slapped Prateek several times near his ear, according to the complaint.

The complainant added that his son’s right eardrum has burst due to the injury and he is facing difficulty in hearing.

Based on the father’s complaint, a case under sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 325 (voluntarily causing grievous hurt) of the Indian Penal Code was registered against the accused teacher on Saturday, the police said, adding that further probe in on in the matter.

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