Three madrassa students beaten

Published: April 28, 2012


Three madrassa students were allegedly beaten on Thursday in two incidents.

Bahawalpur Saddar SHO Ghulam Dastageer told The Express Tribune that a complaint had been lodged by the parents of a six-year-old and an eight-year-old alleging that a cleric beat them in class.

He said the children had been beaten with a stick. He said the teacher Ghulam Akbar had been arrested.

In the second incident, Husnain Ahmed was accused of beating a 13-year-old boy with a gas pipe in Nawaba village.

SHO Mian Noor of Kotwali police said they had not been able to arrest the suspect.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 28th, 2012.