New Delhi: Some school students were injured in Bihar’s Jamui district on Saturday after a protest erupted over an ‘inappropriate video’ of a girl student that was allegedly shot during an event earlier this week, news agency ANI reported.
According to the report, the incident took place on Thursday when the students of Upgraded Middle School Bhatachak of Sadar block area came to take part in a competition arranged in the auditorium of CRC building located in Bhajore village, Block Education Officer said.
Bihar| students beaten up, injured in Jamui, after they protested over inappropriate video of a girl student: Shamshul Hoda, Block Education Officer
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One of the girl students reportedly was videographed while she was changing her clothes to take part in the competition. Following this, the girls protested and a scuffle broke out between the students in which four girls and two boys were injured.
“Students beat up and injured in Jamui, after they protested over inappropriate video of a girl student,” ANI quoted Block Education Officer Shamshul Hoda as saying.
“Students from different schools had arrived to take part in competitions in Bhajore village, this particular school brought so many children and they didn’t have enough teachers with them, there was no female teacher with girl students,” Hoda further said.
School management is saying that the female teacher who was in charge to accompany the girl students refused to go, so the enquiry will be conducted on this also and action will be taken accordingly: Shamshul Hoda, Block Education Officer
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“According to the school management the teacher who was in charge of accompanying the girl students refused to go. An inquiry will be conducted on this and action will be taken accordingly,” the official added.