Incident Reports

6 year old student badly beaten by teacher


Province 1, Morang, Jahada

A six-year-old student was beaten black and blue by his teacher for seeking help from his elder sister to do his homework. Ajaya Kumar Mahatha, a student of Gyan Sagar English Boarding School in Pokhariya-6 was severely beaten by his Nepali subject teacher Binod Mandal saying that he allowed his elder sister to do his homework instead of doing it himself. Ajaya has sustained injuries on his right thigh and blue marks on his back due to the beating. Meanwhile, the cruel teacher has run away after the incident came to light and received widespread condemnation. Ajaya's father Ram Dev has called for stern action against the teacher for his inhumane act. School's principal Arun Kumar Mandal too has accepted that it was very wrong of the teacher to have meted out the corporal punishment. School Inspector Balram Parajuli of District Education Office said that their attention was drawn by the incident and Education office would look into the matter and give justice to victims.

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 na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Students
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Injured 1
Youth Injured 1
National/Online Media