Trustees of CP Goenka School booked for assaulting child

ST Correspondent
Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Eight persons physically harassed 7-year-old special child

Pune: An FIR of cheating and assault was registered against eight persons including trustees, teachers and other staff of CP Goenka International School for allegedly harassing a seven-year-old boy (who is a special child) physically, mentally and emotionally by not providing him proper facilities after payment of school fees.

The incident took place between April 11, 2017 and September 27, 2017 at the premises of the school, which is located near Aga Khan Palace on Nagar Road.

Based on a complaint filed by the victim’s mother, who is a resident of Dhanori, officials from the Yerawada police station on Monday registered the FIR against trustees Sandip Goenka, Archana Goenka, former headmistress Shefali Tiwari and others.

The accused were charged for offences under sections 419 (punishment for cheating by personation),  406 (punishment for criminal breach of trust), 311 (punishment), 323(punishment for voluntarily causing hurt), 317 (exposure and abandonment of child under 12 years, by parent or person having care of it), 120B (punishment of criminal conspiracy) and Section 23 of the Juvenile Justice Act. 

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