6-year-old dies after teacher slams his head against wall

Six-year-old Chandu a grade 1 student at a private school in Tirumalagiri village of Nalgonda district has died from injuries he sustained when his teacher Sumathi beat him, and slammed his head against the wall for not speaking English. The boy fell ill soon after returning home and his condition deteriorated during the night. He was admitted to a hospital in Hyderabad where he died because of internal head injuries Police were posted in the village as the angry parents and scores of villagers descended on the school and refused to move till the school principal and the teacher responsible were arrested. The Child Rights Protection Committee president said the teacher deserves nothing less than life in prison, and demanded the school be de-recognised and made to provide compensation to the family of the victim.