STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Dept Probe against Headmistress for Cutting Students' Hair

Published: 04th March 2014 04:29 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th March 2014 04:29 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

 A departmental inquiry was today ordered against the Headmistress of a private elementary school here for allegedly chopping the hair of five fifth standard boys.

The headmistress Stellabai of Francis Xavier Elementary school at Muthazhupatti in the district told officials that she cut the hair for the benefit of the students who were constantly scratching their head,and had lice problem, officials said.

"I warned them several times,and they did not heed my advice and warning.Finally I had to do it as the other boys were also affected with lice and dandruff infection was spreading," she told the inquiry officials.

Some parents admitted that the boys' hair were infected and it was not taken proper care of "due to financial constraints". They claimed that the headmistress had cut the hair of 13 boys so far and had done it for the five boys yesterday.

Earlier late last evening,they also picketed the school and only dispersed after officials assured them that they would launch an investigation, sources added.

Stay up to date on all the latest Tamil Nadu news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp