Incident Reports

Teacher arrested on charge of corporal punishment


Province 1, Udayapur, Triyuga, Ward 6

Police have arrested Dipak Pradhan, a school teacher, on February 26, on the charge of beating a 16-year-old boy, Keshav Thapa, who was studying in Class 8 at the Marywood English Boarding School at Jaljale in Triyuga Municipality-7.

According to Sai Narayan Pradhan of the Area Police Office, Jaljale, the victim was beaten over a dispute about playing a video while teaching in a computer class. The injured student has returned home after treatment at the district hospital.

Police arrested accused after the parents filed a complaint against him at the Area Police Office, Jaljale on February 26. The child has sustained injuries in various parts of the body.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
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 noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Students
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Injured 1
Youth Injured 1