Teacher punishes students with camphor burns

cambourburnVaijayanthimala, a teacher in Villapuram district of Tamil Nadu has been arrested for allegedly putting burning camphor on the legs of Grade 4 students as punishment for poor academic performance.

Police have arrested her under the Juvenile Justice Act, and a Court has sent her to judicial custody till June 24.

The education department has suspended her and the Head Master of the government school where she taught.