Press Esc to close
Tuesday 17 January 2017
News updated at 10:34 PM IST
Weather
Max: 28°C
Min : 15.7°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

Guardians ransack school after girl's death

Kolkata, Sept 12, 2013, (PTI)
A day after an 11-year-old student of Christ Church Girls High School here died after being allegedly detained inside a toilet by her seniors last week, guardians of students ransacked the offices of the school.

Police sources said that the guardians entered the school at Dum Dum in the northern part of the city in the morning and ransacked the office premises, damaged furniture and demanded punishment of those responsible for the death of the class five student Oindrilla Das.

They also demanded that the school principal be handed over to them.

Senior police officers have gone to the school and were seen talking to the agitating guardians. The police are deployed in the premises.

The girl student was severely traumatised when a group of her seniors locked her inside a toilet after school hours last week demanding money from her.

As she screamed in fright, a sweeper brought her out and took her home. Soon after, she slipped into a state of shock forcing her parents to admit her in a nursing home where she died yesterday.

The school principal has denied any knowledge of the incident.

West Bengal Education minister Bratya Basu ordered a probe into the incident.

 

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Columnist Shobhaa De, actor Shah Rukh Khan and Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar...

Columnist Shobhaa De, actor Shah Rukh Khan and Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar...

A Samajwadi (SP) party worker holds a toy bicycle representing the party's symbol...

A Samajwadi (SP) party worker holds a toy bicycle representing the party's symbol...

Tribal villagers take part in a community fishing as part of celebrations...

Tribal villagers take part in a community fishing as part of celebrations...

A man rides his scooty during fresh snowfall in Srinagar on Tuesday...

A man rides his scooty during fresh snowfall in Srinagar on Tuesday...

Tourists enjoy in snow after snowfall in Shimla...

Tourists enjoy in snow after snowfall in Shimla...

Union Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu and CM Siddaramaiah are flagging off of MEMU services...

Union Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu and CM Siddaramaiah are flagging off of MEMU services...

London Olympics bronze medallist grappler Yogeshwar Dutt during his wedding procession at his ...

London Olympics bronze medallist grappler Yogeshwar Dutt during his wedding procession at his ...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and the Prime Minister of New Zealand Bill English, left ...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and the Prime Minister of New Zealand Bill English, left ...

In this photo taken Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, Kenyan artist Evans Yegon displays one of his paintings

In this photo taken Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, Kenyan artist Evans Yegon displays one of his paintings

BJP President Amit Shah welcomes former Congress leader Yashpal Arya after he was inducted into BJP

BJP President Amit Shah welcomes former Congress leader Yashpal Arya after he was inducted into BJP

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523