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MP teacher gets jail for asking classmates to slap a girl

Jhabua (Madhya Pradesh), May 16 (IANS) A teacher in Madhya Pradesh’s Jhabua district has been remanded to 14-day judicial custody for asking a girl’s classmates to slap her 168 times for not completing homework.

The girl is a Class VI student of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in the Thandal area of Jhabua. She could not attend school between January 1 to 10.

On January 11, 2018, when teacher Manoj Verma came to know that the girl had not completed her homework he asked her fellow-students to slap her on her both cheeks, said a prosecuting officer on Thursday.

When the girl’s father raised the issue with the school management Verma was suspended. After that the father lodged a police complaint, said Ravi Prakash, Additional District Prosecuting Officer.

The Thandal police arrested Verma and presented him in a court on Monday.

The court of Justice Jai Patidar rejected the teacher’s bail application and remanded him to 14-day judicial custody.

–IANS

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