Teacher scolding, inflicting reasonable punishment on students not an offence under Section 324 IPC: Bombay High Court

The Court said that if teachers were under fear of such allegations for trivial matters, it would be difficult to maintain discipline in school.
Bombay High court at Goa
Bombay High court at Goa

The Bombay High Court at Goa on Thursday said that teachers scolding students and inflicting reasonable punishment on them would not attract the offence of voluntarily causing hurt under Section 324 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) or under the Goa Children's Act of 2003 [Rekha Faldessai vs State of Goa].

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