Followed by the flak drawn by a video of a school teacher having his lunch with an empty bottle of alcohol on the table and talking in abusive language went viral, the second-grade teacher identified as K Koteswara Rao was placed under suspension by the Chittoor District Educational Officer.
In an incident that took place in Krishna Puram of Pakala mandal came to the limelight after a parent posted it on social media. The now-suspended teacher also allegedly misbehaved with the parent who recorded the incident and was also accused of forced a student to strip as punishment.
In a roll of confrontations that came after the video went viral, the teacher is alleged to have come to the school drunk and even consumed alcohol in his students’ presence inside the campus. While there has been widespread criticism from various quarters, demanding action against the irresponsible teacher, District Educational Officer G. Narasimha Reddy suspended the teacher.
The DEO placed the teacher under suspension until the conclusion of disciplinary proceedings of all proceedings related to the charges.