A schoolboy in Bantwal was beaten up by his teacher and is now recovering from the shock, Block Education Officer (Bantwal) K. Sudhakar told The Hindu on Saturday. Mohammed Nasir, studying in Standard eight in Ajjibettu school, was beaten up by his teacher Achut Bhat after which he refused to go to school. Mr. Sudhakar did not provide details. He said a report had been submitted to Deputy Director of Public Instruction Moses Jayashekar.

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