Madrassa student beaten up: Maharashtra child rights panel to hear issue on March 6

As per police, the child was accused of stealing a watch worth Rs 100 from a nearby shop and was beaten up by a maulana in the madrassa.

MSCPCR chairperson Susieben Shah said thrashing children in such a manner was cruel and humiliating. (Image: freepik)MSCPCR chairperson Susieben Shah said thrashing children in such a manner was cruel and humiliating. (Image: freepik)

Press Trust of India | March 2, 2024 | 03:17 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has taken suo motu cognisance of a student being beaten up last month in a madrassa in Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar for allegedly stealing a watch. In a release issued on Saturday, MSCPCR chairperson Susieben Shah said thrashing children in such a manner was cruel and humiliating.

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"We have taken suo motu cognisance of the incident. The SP Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar and other concerned persons have been asked to attend a hearing on the matter on March 6 in Mumbai," she said in the release. As per police, the child was accused of stealing a watch worth Rs 100 from a nearby shop and was beaten up by a maulana in the madrassa located in Khultabad in Chhatrapati Sabhajinagar (formerly Aurangabad).

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