A class tenth student from a school in Ambernath was allegedly beaten up by a member of the school management due to which he suffered injuries and had to be treated at a hospital, police said Friday. A case under non-cognizable offence has been registered under relevant sections of the IPC against the member of the school management and further probe was on, confirmed police officials.
According to the complaint by Kartik Govindan (16) he was called by the accused to question about the pendency of his fees. Kartik was student of this school since class I. and when questioned for his pending fee of Rs 4,000 he replied that he would inform his father and revert.
Upon this he was asked to get out of the class and later the member of the school management allegedly beat him as a result of which blood started oozing out from his ear due to the injuries, said the complaint.
The victim who ran home with the injury reported the matter to his parents who initially took him to a hospital and was later treated at the Ulhasnagar central hospital and discharged.
The school management and the district education officer could not be reached for their version.
(With inputs from PTI)