Two teachers of Sherwood College have been sentenced to a year in jail after being found wanting in discharge of their duties during an excursion in which two students were killed after a tractor-trailer they were travelling in overturned, an official said.
A group of 42 students had gone to an excursion to Sitawani in Nanital district in 2010. They were accompanied by two teachers, Ashish Dwivedi and Rohit Jalaal. The children were driven in a tractor- trailer which overturned, killing two students and injuring seven others.
The parents of the two students, Anmol Bhatt (14) of Haldwani and Ibrahim Ansari (14) of Kanpur, had filed a case against the tractor’s driver, Anand, and the two teachers.