Incident Reports

Teacher accused of physically assaulting 21 students in Lalitpur some seriously injured


Anjan Kumar Acharya a teacher at Path Pradarshak Secondary School has been accused of physically assaulting 22 students of grade 7 on May 12. According to the victim, the accused charged them with a black pipe most of them who were minors. They further added that the accused assaulted the victim further if they were agitated and one of the victims ran away from the school to her home and when she disclosed the incident her parents came to school to complain. 
The victim's family alleged that the school attempted to settle the incident within the school by tempting the parents. He has agreed to give a lump sum of 1 lakh 8 thousand. Although the amount is not mentioned in the contract, there is an agreement to compensate 18 students at the rate of 6,000 per year. In order to evade further action, it is mentioned that if the things mentioned in the contract are against the law, they will be according to the law. DSP Umesh Joshi of Police Circle Satdovato said that he could not proceed with the activation process until the complaint was filed and he released the accused on the condition that the injured be treated.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (large 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 22
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Students
Actor 2 - Youth youth