ROLPA, June 4: A teacher of Bhanu Basic School of Runtigadhi Rural Municipality-8 of Rolpa has been arrested on Monday afternoon on the charge of severely beating up schoolchildren and fracturing the forearms of five of them. A total of 14 students were injured in the beating by teacher Laxmi Pun, who had punished the students on May 26 for being late to the morning assembly.

ROLPA, June 3: Fourteen students were seriously injured in a primary school in Rolpa district after their teacher thrashed them with a cane, police said.