KHYBER AGENCY - Two students of 5th grade of FG Public High School Landi Kotal were beaten by their teacher allegedly leaving class room without teacher permission on Thursday.

Kashesh daughter of Shakeel Maseeh, the female student of 5th class in the school, flanked by her father told the media persons that last day a teacher Kiramat awarded her corporal punishment and thrashed her with a cricket bat, fracturing her right hand wrist bone.

“I did nothing for which I was punished,” she lamented.

Similarly, a student of the same class, Suleman son Tariq Masseh was also beaten brutally with the bat, injuring his left leg.

Seven more students were also subjected to physical punishments, they added.

The act of the teacher was painful and caused mental depression, the students said.

Tariq Masseh, father of the injured student said, that the grievance was convoyed to the concerned school teacher but instead of feeling regret, the teacher threatened that he is afraid of nobody and he would do everything as per his wishes.

The school principal also did not address to their misery and had turned deaf ears towards their complaint, he added.

President, All FATA Minority, Arshad Maseeh announced it cruel act of the teacher towards the students and said that if necessary action was not taken against him, they would bring out all of the children from the school.

When the school principal, Nadeem was contacted on the matter he said, it was the first incident that took place in the school, which is regrettable. He said that it is an unintentional act and the teacher was guilty on his heinous crime.

He vowed that actions would be adopted to avoid carrying out such kind of practices in future.

It is to be mentioned here that the school has already in dilapidated condition as the numbers of enrolled students reduced to 100 plus.

They demanded departmental action against the teacher, who besides ban on physical penalty on students perpetrated the crime.