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|March 5, 1999||
Headmaster punishes lady teacher for 'not co-operating'
The headmaster of a government higher secondary school in Karnataka was suspended for allegedly pouring acid on a subordinate.
The incident occurred at Magadi in Chikmagalur.
District Deputy Director for Public Instructions C V Tirumala Rao said the headmaster was moved to violence because he felt the teacher was not co-operating with him.
Vasantha Kumari, the teacher concerned, said in a police complaint that Krishnaiah poured acid on her on February 23 for not evaluating answer papers properly.
She said she could not file a complaint till now as she was under medical treatment.
State Primary and Higher Education Minister H G Govinde Gowda, who visited Vasantha Kumari in hospital, directed Rao to take strict action against the headmaster.
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