Minor boy brutally thrashed for failing to solve math problem
Kolkata: A boy studying in Class I was allegedly beaten up by his private tutor after he failed to solve a sum.
The victim has been identified as Rohan Sarkar. The incident occurred at Abdul Karimpur area under Joynagar police station in South 24 Parganas on Monday.
The family members of the victim lodged a complaint at the police station on Tuesday morning on the basis of which the police have started an investigation.
Police said that Rohan used to go to a local mathematics teacher, Mustak Ali Akhand. On Monday, when the boy went to his house for tuition he failed to solve a sum and this infuriated the teacher so much that he started beating him up. The accused slapped his face and later pushed him against the wall. The victim received injuries on his head and also bled from his nose. Without sending him to the doctor the accused teacher had allegedly sent him to his house at Joynagar.
After the victim returned home the family members found that he was still bleeding from his nose. The boy was also shattered
He also had some injuries on his face. The victim also broke down in tears in front of his father when he wanted to know what had happened to him.
The victim then recounted the whole story to his family members and showed the injuries he had been inflicted upon him. The family members rushed the victim to Padmerhat primary health centre of Joynagar. He was later shifted to Baruipur Sub-divisional hospital as his health condition deteriorated on late Monday night.
Other students who were taking tuition from the accused along with the victim told the victim's family members that after being beaten up, Rohan fell unconscious. They alleged that the teacher did not stop even after the boy fainted.
They said that the teacher sprinkled water on his face. When the victim gained consciousness the accused again beat him up.
It was also alleged that the accused private tutor also threatened the family members of the victim of dire consequences if they registered any police complaint. Police have started a detailed probe in this regard and may detain the accused for interrogation.