Warden beats 9-year-old boy for multiplication error; booked
Wayanad (Kerala), Feb 10: A case has been registered against the warden of a boys hostel of a tribal school for allegedly beating up a nine-year-old boy for making mistake in the multiplication table, police said on Monday.
As per a preliminary probe, it seems like the boy was beaten using a cleaning mop, they said, adding they were yet to arrest the warden, Anoop. The boy had complained to his parents about the incident.
"We were informed that a tribal boy was beaten in a brutal manner," police said.
The 4th standard student told police that he was beaten up for making some mistake while answering some questions regarding the multiplication table.