Students of T Sellandiamman Government High School alleged cruel punishment and sexual abuse by two teachers and filed a petition with the Chief Education Officer in Karur on Monday.
According to the complaint, the students have blamed a chemistry and a mathematics teacher of allegedly hitting them with whatever came handy and also of using abusive language, according to The New Indian Express.
The students had submitted the complaint on Monday.
CEO M Ramasamy told TNIE that he has asked the District Enquiry Officer to conduct an enquiry and based on the enquiry report, action will be taken against the teachers.
In another incident in Karur, a 26-year-old woman tried to immolate herself at the Collectorate campus on Monday. She wanted the district administration to reunite her with her husband. The police took away the kerosene bottle and prevented her from committing suicide.
Nadhiya, the woman had earlier complained to the district administration that she married a caste Hindu, Saravana Kumar and lived at Vangal Kuppichipalayam village but later her husband left her and never returned, according to TNIE.