UP Student loses eyesight after getting caned by vice-principal

In yet another case of corporal punishment, a Class XII student of St. Joseph's School, Allahabad became the victim of brutality of the worst kind.

Published: 14th May 2017 10:34 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th May 2017 10:36 AM   |  A+A-

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By ANI

ALLAHABAD: In yet another case of corporal punishment, a Class XII student of St. Joseph's School, Allahabad became the victim of brutality of the worst kind.

Serven Terence (14), lost vision in his right eye allegedly because he was caned by the vice-principle for standing in the morning assembly with his school bag on.
 
Initially the student was being treated in Allahabad, but now is in Lucknow.
 
The family of the victim registered the First Information Report (FIR) in the regard on last Friday against the accused in the Civil Lines police station in the city.
 
On May 9, Terence went to school and stood in the morning assembly with his bag on, spotting which vice-principal Leslie Cotino started canning him with a baton and amid the act the baton struck his right eye which started bleeding.
 
He was rushed to the hospital in Allahabad, from where he was sent to Lucknow where it was informed that Terence has lost vision in his right eye.
 
Serven, who is the lone child of his parents, will undergo surgery in a month.
 
Meanwhile, an investigation has been launched into the matter.

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  • Neil

    If this is true this vice principal should be flogged that he will never touch a student ever again. These educationsts do not walk the talk...wicked people. A little authority and they lose their heads. A bunch of sick and imbecile idiots.
    1 year ago reply
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