Archive for Saturday, April 18, 2009

Teacher investigated in student’s death

April 18, 2009


— An 11-year-old girl allegedly abused by her teacher for failing to answer questions in class died in a hospital in the Indian capital Friday, police and news reports said.

Local media reported that Shannoo Khan was ordered by her teacher to stand outside in 104-degree heat with bricks on her shoulders after she failed to answer questions in class.

The girl fainted in the heat and was hospitalized after slipping into a coma, the Press Trust of India news agency said.


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