Jaipur: A murder case has been registered against a teacher of private school in Rajasthan after he allegedly beat up a eight-year-old girl child to death, police said Friday.
The school is in Bandikui area of Dausa district, over 90 kms from here.
"We have registered a case of murder against the teacher of a private school in Bandikui on a report filed by the father of the girl child," Dausa Superintendent of Police Anshuman Bhomia told IANS over phone Friday.
"We have launched investigations and have started to record statements of the eye witnesses. We are waiting for the post-mortem report," Bhomia added.
He said that search for the teacher, who fled from his village, was on.
On Thursday, the father of child, a student of class 2, filed a police report alleging that his daughter died after the teacher beat her up as she had forgotten to take one of her books to school.
"My child fell ill after being beaten up. She was also suffering from high fever. We took her to a local hospital in Bandikui which later referred her to Jaipur," the father, who belongs to Nandera village in Bandikui tehsil, said in the complaint.
The child died on way to Jaipur.