Teacher on the run after student’s death in Kalaiya

Dr Tribhuwan Chandra Jha said Ajaya Kumar Mandal had suffered from a bout of diarrhoea and vomiting before his death

Dec 27, 2018-Police are after a school teacher accused in the death of a student at Kalaiya Sub Metropolis-1 in Bara district. The parents of 13-year-old Ajaya Kumar Mandal has lodged a police complaint, accusing Sonalal Yadav of severely caning their son that led to his death on Monday.

The boy’s mother Koshila Mandal, who had found her son unconscious at home, said she later came to learn about the caning from Ajaya’s classmates.

“I found him lying unconscious when I returned home after collecting grass. We immediately took him to the district hospital, but he died a few hours later,” said Koshila.

Medical Superintendent at the hospital Dr Tribhuwan Chandra Jha said the boy had suffered from a bout of diarrhoea and vomiting before his death.

The body was handed over to the bereaved family after carrying out postmortem on Tuesday.

“The cause of the death would be known only after the postmortem results come out,” said Superintendent of Police Sanuram Bhattarai.

Detailed investigation into the case is underway, he added.

Published: 27-12-2018 08:47

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