The incident came to light after the boy complained to his mother.

Telangana teacher seals boys mouth with tape for talking in classImage for representation
news Crime Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 08:39

In a troubling incident that came to light on Saturday, a teacher in Narsingi, stuck tape on the mouth of a UKG student, for 'talking too much'.

The incident occurred in the Sesame Tree school, situated at the outskirts of Hyderabad, following which the boy complained about this to his mother in the evening. 

“He was very dull when he came home that day and when we inquired, he told us that his teacher had gagged his mouth with tape for talking to other students in the classroom. We called the school principal to enquire about the incident, but there was no response,” the boy’s mother was quoted as saying.

According to reports, the boy failed to heed to repeated warnings to stop disturbing the class, following which the teacher gagged him.

“We registered the case under Section 82 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act immediately after receiving the complaint from the boy’s mother,” Narsingi Police Station Inspector GV Ramana Goud told Telangana Today.

This is the second such incident this month, as earlier this month, a 5-year-old UKG student returned home with wounds on his back after he was allegedly brutally caned by his school teacher in Hyderabad.

The incident occurred at Sacred Heart School at Tarnaka in Hyderabad and came to light after the student went home and showed the injuries to his parents, and narrated what happened. 

According to reports, the student’s parents approached the Osmania University (OU) police station after noticing bloodstains on his school uniform. 

The police swung into action and arrested the teacher, Kumudini.

"A case has been registered under IPC Section 324 (Voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means)  and relevant sections of the Juvenile Justice Act. The teacher has been sent to judicial custody," Inspector V Ashok Reddy from the Osmania University police station had earlier told TNM.


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