Kolkata: Kolkata's La Martiniere School principal Sunirmal Chakraborty and three teachers on Friday were cleared of all charges in the Rouvanjit Rawla suicide case. In 2010, the teenaged boy had committed suicide after he was allegedly caned and humiliated in the school.
Additional District Session judge passed an order saying that no prima facie case can be made out against the principal and the teachers. "There is no direct cause of abetment, no evidence of torture and cruelty, no ground to proceed against the accused for offences levelled against them by prosecution," said the judge.
The order was on framing of charges. The police had charged them under the Juvenile Justice Act and IPC 323.
The Junior Magistrate had included the charge of abetment of suicide - Section 305 of IPC in November 2010....more
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Kolkata: A Fast Track Court on Saturday rejected the petition of the father of Rouvanjit Rawla, who committed suicide after allegedly being caned by a teacher of the La Martiniere school in Kolkata last year, seeking change of the public prosecutor in the case questioning his neutrality. RN Malik, judge of the Fast Track 3rd Court at Bankshall Court, rejected the petition filed by Ajay Rawla seeking change of public...
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