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Corporal punishment: Class 12 student dies in Bihar
Anant Mohan Sahay in Patna | October 26, 2007 18:24 IST
A Class 12 student lost his life in Bihar's Bhagalpur town on Friday after being thrashed by his school teacher.
Seventeen-year-old Ashish Anand, a student of St Joseph School, Bhagalpur, was thrashed by his teacher Mohd Idris for a minor mistake, sources said.
According to Anand's relatives, the boy was fine when he left for school in the morning.
Police is yet to lodge a case against the accused school teacher.
The school's principal Father Verghese expressed shock over the incident, but refused to comment further on the issue.