A teacher of a private school in Hyderabad was arrested after he allegedly thrashed a nine-year-old boy for not completing his assignment, the police said today.
A Shankar, the teacher, had given an assignment to the third standard student on Monday and after finding that he had not done it, he allegedly thrashed the boy using a wooden scale, Ibrahimpatnam police station sub-inspector Mohan said.
The boy was treated at a hospital for a minor injury and discharged, the police said.
The teacher was later taken into custody after the family filed a complaint, they added.
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