Reported by Malay Ray
Rourkela, August 20:
The head master of a primary school run by the Odisha government was arrested here on Thursday allegedly for beating a class I girl student in the classroom on Wednesday.
Sources said Rabindra Kumar Malik (50), the headmaster in Patita Pabana government primary school at Gopabandhupali area here under Plant site police station, beat up Sumi Bag (5), a resident of Gopabandhupali area, who studies in Class I in this school on Wednesday.
After going to her residence, the girl narrated her ordeal to her parents. On Thursday, the father of the girl child lodged an FIR at the Plant site police station against headmaster Rabindra Kumar Malik, following which Plant site police arrested Rabindra Kumar Malik.
“Head Master of Patita Paban Primary School Rabindra Kumar Malik has been arrested by us,” said SK Biswal, IIC, Plant Site Police station.