School girl undress

Odisha teacher forces school girl to undress in classroom as punishment

Cuttack: A class IV girl student was forced by a female teacher to undress in front of her classmates as she was alleged to have stolen a sketch pen.

This incident occurred at Rangani Sahi Primary School at Tulsipur village under Banki block in Odisha’s Cuttack district on Thursday.

After the girl complained about it to her mother after the school hours, the family members of the girl have complained about the matter before the school headmistress besides lodging a written complaint in this regard at the Banki police station.

The locals were so enraged with the incident that they staged a protest by gheraoing the school.

Block Education Officer (BEO) Himanshu Samrath rushed to the spot and have started an enquiry into the incident.

On being informed, Block Education Officer (BEO) Himanshu Bhusan Samrath reached the school and started an investigation.

On the basis of the complaint by the family members of the student, Banki police have registered a case under Sections 341, 323 and 294 of IPC.