The principal, Nirmal Bahadur Tamang, and hostel in-charge, Sunil Kumar Yonjan, of Buddha Academy Boarding School in Naya Basti of Gokarneshwar Municipality have beaten eight students with rods and pipes, for failing in the examination.
Hira KC, a 17-year-old student of class 9 was also beaten while he requested the principal and hostel in-charge not to beat the students. The beating left KC with bruises on his face, neck and on various parts of his body. Hira's relative has lodged a complaint against the accused demanding compensation and justice for the victim.
|Violent / Non-violent||Violent|
|Onesided / Twosided||Onesided|
|Collective / Interpersonal||Interpersonal|
|Primary Form||Assault (large group)|
|Primary Cause||Violence in school/university (violence by teachers, hazing, etc.)|
|Actor 1 - Number of people||2|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||Education sector/teachers (private and public)|
|Actor 1 - Youth||na|
|Actor 2 - Number of people||8|
|Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target)||Students|
|Actor 2 - Youth||youth|