Video footage of a teacher thrashing a student who has a fractured arm has gone viral on social media. A complaint in this regard was yesterday lodged at Vittal police station by Dalit Seva Samiti leader Sheshappa with police saying that the incident had occurred a few days back.
Sheshappa called for stringent action against Somasundara Shastri, the Veda teacher who is seen beating and abusing the boy.
The viral video reveals the teacher was asking which caste the boy belonged to. The incident caused outrage in the Dalit community causing them to file a police complaint.
The national news media have picked up the story.