Bantwal: Veda Teacher Who Mercilessly Thrashed Student Surrenders

Bantwal: A Veda teacher who abused and thrashed a student surrendered to the Vittal police here, on September 12. Somasundar Shastri from Urimajal was then arrested by the police.

The boy with a fractured arm was thrashed by Shastri at a temple in Vittal. The incident was captured in a video recording. After four months of the incident, the video was recently uploaded on the social media and went viral. In the video, Shastri is seen asking the boy which caste he belongs to.

As soon as the video spread on the social media, the Dalit Seva Samiti filed a complaint against Shastri in the Vittal police station demanding his arrest. Since then, Shastri was absconding. On September 12, Shastri surrendered himself to the Vittal accompanied by his lawyer. Shastri was taken to custody, and later released on bail.

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