Beguniapada/Balugan, Dec 13:
The superintendent of Salia Sevashram under Beguniapada block was severely beaten up by the irate locals on Thursday following the death of a girl student on Wednesday .
Following the incident, all the inmates of the school hostel have left for their homes.
Meanwhile, the mother of the deceased has filed an FIR with the Banapur police station alleging that her daughter was raped and murdered.
Police have registered a case in this connection and begun investigation.
According to reports, the deceased Bigyani Pradhan (13) and her sister Sugyani were studying in the school.
On Wednesday, she left the classroom and went to her hostel room.
During the lunch hour, her room-mate went to the room and found her hanging from the ceiling.
Following information, Khordha sub-collector, District Social Welfare Officer, Banapur IIC and BDO rushed to the school and sent the body for post mortem.
On Thursday, over 500 people of five panchayats went to the school and targeted the school superintendent Bimal Das.
However, Class-X students of the school came to Das’ rescue.
Banapur tehsildar, IIC and DSWO visited the school and had a discussion with the parents and wards.
During the meeting the parents expressed resentment over the lack of security for the girl students.They demanded immediate transfer of all teachers of the school within a week.
Following the assurance of the tehsildar, the parents later left the school with their children.