Hyderabad teacher beats up 5-year-old UKG student with stick at school; boy hospitalised

Hyderabad: A five-year-old boy was allegedly hit by his teacher with a stick at a private school in Tarnaka area in Hyderabad on Thursday, police said.

The boy, a UKG student, was taken to a hospital for treatment, they said.

 Hyderabad teacher beats up 5-year-old UKG student with stick at school; boy hospitalised

Cane marks on the 5-year-old boy's back. Twitter @ANI

In a complaint, the boy's father said the teacher hit his son with a stick on his back, Osmania University police station Inspector V Ashok Reddy said.

Following the complaint, police registered a case under relevant sections of the IPC and the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act and were questioning the teacher, he said.

The boy was later taken to a hospital, Reddy said.

The boy had allegedly beaten up some of his classmates and to control him, the teacher apparently hit him, the police official said, citing preliminary investigation.

Updated Date: Nov 17, 2017 08:31:15 IST