Incident Reports

Minor boy dies physical punishment inflicted by substitute teacher in Jhapa


Province 1, Jhapa, Kankai, Ward 6

Krishna Prasad Rajbanshi, a 10-year-old student of  Champapur Secondary School in Kankai municipality-6 Jhapa died after being beaten by the school's substitute English teacher Rabin Magar. The family of a student studying has alleged that their child died in the course of 11 days of treatment due to the punishment given by the substitute teacher.

The deceased was a student in class 4 , the accused Rabin allegedly slapped the boy and brutally pulled his ears while teaching English on January 31 after the boy was unable read English properly. Magar is currently under the control of Area Police Office, Birtamod.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Violence in school/university (violence by teachers, hazing, etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Students
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
National/Online Media