9-yr-old boy beaten to death by teacher for drinking water

A nine-year-old Dalit boy in Rajasthan’s Jalore district died on Saturday after he was allegedly beaten by his school teacher for drinking water from his pot. “My son didn’t know that the pot was meant for [teacher Chail] Singh, who belongs to an upper caste,” the boy’s father said. A case has been registered under SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.