Headmaster, teacher accused of torturing girl students in Balasore

Balasore: Accusing the headmaster and physical education teacher of torturing and misbehaving with girl students at Janardhan High School of Barbatia village under Bhogarai block in Balasore, locals staged a protest in front of the school today.

Apart from harassing girls, the locals also alleged that teachers used to consume alcohol inside the school premises.

“Both the headmaster and physical education teacher used to physically torture the girl students since long and we want them to be immediately transferred,” a Barabatia resident, Ajay Kumar Pal, said.

On the other hand, the school headmaster refuted the allegations.

“There are some people who are trying to spoil the atmosphere of the village with such allegations. I have nothing else to say,” headmaster of the school, Rajendra Bikash Patra, said.

Sarpanch of the village, Jogendra Pal, said, “Not a single case of physical harassment of girl students has taken place here. Few people are hatching a conspiracy.”