Telangana

Human Rights Commission serves notice on DEO

Two students thrashed by ST Hostel warden

The Human Rights Commission (HRC) issued notices to the District Education Officer (DEO) in connection with an incident that took place at Zaheerabad few days back.

According to Balala Hakkula Sangham, two students Parashuram and Laxman were asked to stand upside down and even beaten up with a plastic pipe by Scheduled Tribe Hostel warden Yadaiah.

The video shot by some unknown source went viral on social media and WhatsApp, inviting severe criticism from various circles.

Based on the complaint filed by Balala Hakkula Sangham, the State Human Rights Commission served notice on the DEO seeking a report by February 26.

“Balala Hakkula Sangham wants immediate removal of the warden from service and his arrest. Such brutalities in educational institutions instils fear in children and affects their studies,” said Mr. Atchyuta Rao.

Student succumbs

to injuries

Manne Lavanya (14), a student of Pragati High School in Domadugu in Gummadidala mandal, succumbed to injuries in the wee hours of Monday.

Harassment

She had attempted suicide by self-immolation after being allegedly harassed by some other students.

“The school principal failed to respond in time though the girl brought the issue to his notice. This has resulted in the death of a child and another became victim too. We demand that action must be initiated against the school principal,” said Mr. Atchyuta Rao.

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