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Kolkata ragging horror: Principal remanded to three days’ police custody

Earlier,she had resigned her post after an 11-year old died after being locked in the toilet.

Written by PTI | Kolkata | Updated: April 8, 2014 12:46:18 pm

The principal of Christ Church Girls’ School,Helen Sarkar,who was arrested Thursday following the death of a student,was produced before the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate’s Court in Barrackpore,which remanded her to three day’s police custody on Friday.

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“Sarkar was produced before the ACJM’s court in Barrackpore,which remands her to police custody for three days under section 304A of IPC,” DCDD under Barrackpore Police Commissionerate Debashis Bez said here today.

Sarkar was arrested Thuesday night on the charge of negligence of duty after she resigned from the principal’s post under pressure from hundreds of guardians who ransacked the school offices and damaged furniture in protest against the alleged confinement of 11-year-old Oindrila Das in a toilet by seniors,which allegedly led to her death subsequently.

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Meanwhile,another case has been registered by the victim’s family against the doctor under whose treatment the patient’s condition allegedly deteriorated.

“This case will be added with the main complaint in the case,” Bez said.

The police said that yet another case had been registered against those who ransacked the school on the basis of a complaint by a teacher in the school.

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