Bantwal: Video of teacher beating, abusing boy goes viral, complaint lodged
A video in which a Veda teacher is seen to be beating and abusing a boy with a fractured arm has gone viral in WhatsApp and other social media.
Though the incident is said to have occured some days ago, a complaint was lodged in this regard in Vittal police station Wednesday September 9.The complaint was filed by Sheshappa, leader of Dalit Seva Samiti.
In the complaint, Sheshappa has urged the Vittal police inspector to investigated and take strict action against Somasundara Shastri who is seen beating and abusing the boy.
The details of the incident are not yet known, however, the video reportedly shows the teacher beating and abusing the boy at a Veda camp, asking if he was a ‘Brahmana’ or a ‘Kshatriya’. Sources said that the boy got into some mischief for which he was punished.
A complaint has also been given to women and children welfare department.The police have asked the complainant to bring more details and an FIR is yet to be registered.