Jaipur, August 13: A Class X student of Swami Vivekanand Model School was mercilessly thrashed by his physical education teacher in Dausa district of Rajasthan on Monday. The video of the horrific incident has gone viral on social media. In the video, the accused teacher Jagmohan Meena, is seen repeatedly slapping the student.

“Following the incident, family members of the student filed a complaing against Meena, after which an investigation has been initiated in the case”, SHO, Lalsot police station, Rajendra Kumar said. He added the police was investigating what led the teacher to beat up the student.

Manisha Sharma, Additional district education officer informed that the accused teacher has been put on the awaited posting order (APO). An appropriate action will be taken after the investigation by the education department, she said.

Last month, a similar incident was reported from Chattisgarh’s Koriya district. Three Class VII students were allegedly beaten up with sticks and belt and locked in a room for about three hours by two teachers of their school. The teachers were apparently angry as the car belonging to one of them suffered scratches and its number plate got damaged when the students were playing on the campus of their residential school.