Teacher reprimanding student for indiscipline not abetment of suicide under Section 306 IPC: Supreme Court

A Bench of Justices S Abdul Nazeer and Krishna Murari while quashing the FIR filed against a PT teacher of a school noted that "it was a solemn duty of a teacher to instil discipline in students."
Justices S Abdul Nazeer and Krishna Murari
Justices S Abdul Nazeer and Krishna Murari

The Supreme Court has held that a simple act of teacher reprimanding a student on account of indiscipline will not attract the offence of abetment of suicide under Section 306 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) [Geo Verghese vs State of Rajasthan].

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