A chilling incident has come to the fore as a female teacher can be seen encouraging Hindu students to slap a Muslim student, has gone viral on internet.
The incident has taken place in Khabbarpur village of Muzaffarnagar district in Uttar Pradesh.
Reacting to the same, UP’s Muzaffarnagar Police has ordered an inquiry in the case and assured strict action. Taking to X (formerly known as Twitter), Muzaffarnagar police confirmed that SHO Mansoorpur has been directed to investigate the case.
Jitne bhi Mohammed bache hain..Teacher
In a viral video, the teacher can be heard saying, “I have declared jitne bhi Mohammedan bachhe hain,” as she called rest of the boy to take turns hitting the Muslim student.
The students took turn slapping the fellow student as the teacher encouraged them to ‘hit him harder.’
Meanwhile, father of the student has told India Today that he removed his son from the school and made an agreement with the school authorities.
He said he would not file a complaint against the school and the school would give a refund for his son’s admission fees.
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NCPCR assures strict action against accused teacher
Meanwhile, Child rights body NCPCR’s chief Priyank Kanoongo appealed everyone to not shar the video to protect the identity of the children involved in the incident.
“In Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar, the incident of a teacher getting a child beaten up by other children in the class has been reported. Taking cognizance, instructions are being issued for action, everyone is requested not to share the video of the child, give information about such incidents by email, do not become a part of the crime by revealing the identity of the children,” tweeted NCPCR.