Ludhiana: Hundreds of students and parents who came in favour of the victim Atharva staged the protest outside DAV Public School, Pakhowal Road and raised the slogans against the school authorities and poor faculty which leads the students to attempt suicides.
The protest was staged between 7.30 am to 10.30 am seeking the arrest of school principal and other accused.
Meanwhile, on behalf of the school authorities few of the parents came to favour the school and were opposing against people who were protesting against the school principal and teachers.
ACP Surinder Singh Mohan was present during the protest. He said after getting the injury report from the hospital, they will register the case of attempt to murder against the school authorities.
SOI, zonal president Meetpal Singh Dugri supported the police officials regarding the matter.
During the protest, some of the passed out students also claimed that the school even did barbering to the students as punishment.
Parents of the students also claimed, “Our kids complained us so many times about the ill treatment of the school staff but whenever we talked to the principal regarding it, she ignored our words and despite helping, she behaved rough with us.”
The condition of the victim is still serious, claimed the doctors.
It may be recalled here that the Sadar police on Tuesday had registered a case under various sections of the IPC against principal and teachers of DAV Public School, Pakhowal Road, Ludhiana, in connection with the occurrence of an incident in which a class VIII student had fallen from the rooftop of the school premises under mysterious circumstances. The case was registered after recording the statement of father of the victim schoolboy. The school principal and some teachers were booked for allegedly thrashing, threatening and abusing the student following the medical reports. The FIR was registered under Sections 323, 325, 341, 506, 32 and 84 of the IPC against the school principal Satwant Kaur Bhullar and teachers namely Jatinder Kaur, Naveen, Gopal and Rajeev.
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