A four-year-old child who failed to correctly say the English alphabets was caned by his teacher. Following a complaint, the teacher was arrested by the police on Friday.
Tuesday’s event in Palluruthy, close by, came to light after the youngster returned from school and unexpectedly became ill.
When he arrived at a local hospital, an examination revealed that he had been beaten on his legs.
The youngster confessed that his tutor had spanked him for incorrectly pronouncing A, B, C, and D.
After the parents filed a complaint at the neighborhood police station, Nikhil, the tutor, was taken into custody.
(with inputs from IANS)