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Teacher arrested for beating child

Posted on Aug 17 2014 | IANS

Ghaziabad, Aug 17 : A teacher who mercilessly beat up a six-year-old student in a public school here was arrested Sunday, police said. Police registered a case against the teacher under the Juvenile Justice Act.

The action came a day after Rekha Singh, the mother of the child, alleged that police have registered a weak case on charges of voluntarily causing hurt.

"The teacher was arrested," said Inspector Arun Kumar of Vijay Nagar police station.

Rekha Singh, a resident of Pratap Vihar area, said police have refused to book the guilty woman teacher under the Juvenile Justice Act.

She said after returning from school at 2 p.m. Saturday, her son, a student of lower kindergarten class, was under severe shock and pain, said he was beaten by his teacher.

The school is reportedly owned by a Samajwadi Party leader.

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