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Karnataka teacher booked under POCSO Act for giving heavy homework and classroom torture

A teacher in the Tumakuru district of the state has been charged under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act for allegedly subjecting students to excessive homework and classroom torture. The case was filed by the police after receiving complaints about the teacher’s behavior toward students.

It is alleged that the teacher imposed an excessive workload on students and subjected them to mental and physical abuse within the classroom. The charges under the POCSO Act suggest that the teacher’s actions may have caused harm to the mental well-being of the students. The incident highlights the importance of creating a safe and supportive learning environment for children and ensuring that their rights and well-being are protected.

The case will be investigated further to determine the extent of the alleged misconduct and ensure appropriate action is taken in accordance with the law. The incident serves as a reminder for educational institutions to prioritize the well-being and mental health of students and maintain a zero-tolerance policy towards any form of abuse or harassment.