WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India
Dec 20, 2017, 03.35 AM
A boy from class 12 was expelled by the principal of a school in Thiruvananthapuram for hugging a girl for too long.
"Hug lasted for 5 minutes, longer than a congratulatory hug & was witnessed by teachers," Sebastian Joseph, Principal of Trivandrum school told reporters.
During an inquiry, it was found that the boy had also posted some pictures of the incident on Instagram, school's principal told reporters.
A class 12 student hugged a girl of class 11 after she performed in an event. Hug lasted for 5 minutes, longer than congratulatory hug & was witnessed by teachers: Sebastian Joseph, Principal of Trivandrum school which expelled a boy student for allegedly hugging a girl student pic.twitter.com/Fris9hJgw8
On the other hand, the accused student noted that they were not alone when he hugged the girl.
"I just hugged her for 3-5 seconds. A teacher walked past us, started shouting and took us to the vice principal," media quoted the boy.
We were not alone. I just hugged her for 3-5 seconds. A teacher walked past us, started shouting & took us to Vice Principal. I was told to apologise & I did, The teachers gave the friendly hug a sexual turn. They called my parents for the Board meeting next day: Class 12 Student pic.twitter.com/USXV4yEcjq