19:26 20 November
Parents: Child made to do 100 situps for not bringing the textbook to class.
Parents: Child made to do 100 situps for Pune
The mother of the 15-year-old child complaint that because of the punishment her son experienced severe pain in his leg and stomach. The parents approached Maharshi Nagar police chowky, the son was taken to the government hospital where the case was registered and he was referred to orthopedics.
Parents said that the SSC year is very important for the students and instead of focusing on studies the students are made to suffer from heavy punishments.
The principal of the school clarified that the students who failed to bring textbooks were made to stand out and not do situps and even if situp is given as a punishment, they are only given up to 15 situps.
The police have filed a case under section 75 which has the punishment of 3 years of imprisonment and a fine up to Rs 1 Lakhs.