Ludhiana: An eight-year-old boy died after he was beaten up by a school teacher for stammering during a lesson in Phullanwal village, police said today.
The boy was identified as Bindu Ram alias Guddu, PTI reported.
According to the report, Bindu’s family has alleged that a lady teacher on Saturday dragged him by his hair and harshly pulled his ears, Dugri Police Station SHO said today.
Guddu, a class 1 student at Government Primary School here, fell ill after the incident.
He was admitted to a private hospital where he succumbed to his injuries yesterday, Singh said.
District Education officer (Elementary) Jaspreet Kaur said an inquiry has been marked and necessary action would be taken after receiving the inquiry report, the PTI report said.